Monday, May 2, 2011

An off-the-wall idea

A recent article in the NY Times points out that we may think we remember and know material well when we have an easy time processing what we read. A review of recent studies of memory points out that processing is not the same as recall--and that difficult fonts make us pay more attention and learn better.

You might want to send out study sheets today in Lucinda Handwriting!

Joking aside, the studies reviewed are interesting; I recommend the article:

1 comment:

  1. If you have more time to read about memory, check out Joshua Foer's 2011 book MOONWALKING WITH EINSTEIN: the Art and Science of Remembering Everything.