21 June 2016

Struggling to remember?

Are you struggling to remember some of the most important things in your life? Drawing a picture might be the most effective way to jog your memory. Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada have found that drawing an image representing simple, single words, such as, for example, ‘apple’, is the most reliable strategy if you want to recall the word at a later time. And you don’t have to be an artist for this trick to work – apparently even primitive scribbles will do the job.


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