Learning & memory
Learning and memory are closely related concepts. Learning is the acquisition of skill or knowledge, while memory is the expression of what you’ve acquired. Another difference is the speed with which the two things happen. If you acquire the new skill or knowledge slowly and laboriously, that’s learning. If acquisition occurs instantly, that’s making a memory.
Adapted from the Encyclopedia of Psychology
What You Can Do
- Testing makes perfect, finds memory retrieval research
Enhance Your Memory
If you have mild memory loss, there are strategies you can use to adapt and overcome the challenge.
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