University of Delaware

STUDYING STRATEGIES

Memory

A critical component of a good study plan is processing information as quickly as possible after receiving it. The Ebbinghaus forgetting curve shows how quickly your memory fades if you do nothing with new material!

 

     

    You can see why it's important to work with your materials as soon as possible after class—reviewing your notes while they're fresh--and coming back to work on course material regularly--will help you beat the curve.