Types of Memory

  • Sensory memory- lasts for one/ two seconds.
  • Short-Term memory- lasts for one minute.
  • Long-Term memory- lasts for days, months/years.

Here is a small story for you. Read this and improve your memory.

Pinky and Dingy are friends, studying 10th class. One day,they saw a roses seller.

Dingy did not show interest, Pinky purchased a flower. After going home, Pinky watched the beauty of flower and inner parts. She was happy with it and spent half- an -hour time.

Next day, their drawing teacher, unexpectedly, asked to draw a rose flower. Dingy drew it's outer shape only, but Pinky drew, resembles an original flower.

Regarding the rose picture, Dingy's memory is a sensory memory where as Pinky's memory- long-term memory.

Causes for Poor memory

  • Continuous reading
  • Reading more time
  • Disliking subjects
  • Disliking teachers
  • Tough subjects
  • Family problems
  • Fears
  • Genes
  • Lack of concentration
  • Lack of confidence
  • More than one goal
  • Procrastination
  • Stress

Other Causes

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

How to Improve Memory

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

* Wish you a good memory *