Do you forget the lessons already learnt within a short span of time? If yes, know the cause and overcome it by the following tips.

Causes for forgetting

  • Lack of concentration
  • More than one goal
  • Exam fear
  • Disliking subjects
  • Disliking teachers
  • Continuous reading
  • Reading more time
  • Family problems
  • Stress
  • Lack of Confidence


  • Head injury
  • Medicines
  • Vitamin Deficiency
  • Alcohol
  • Cancer
  • Age

How to overcome forgetting

  • Listen the lessons with concentration
  • Write the running notes
  • Revise the topic number of times
  • Practise the meditation

How quickly do we forgot

According to Ebbinghaus, the level at which we retain information depends on a couple of things:

  • The strength of your memory
  • The amount of time that has passed since learning