Outcome: The Role of Memory

Color photo of a carrousel and a ferris wheel.

Memory is more indelible than ink.

―Anita Loos, author and screenwriter

Learning Objectives

By the end of this section, you will be able to:

  1. Describe strategies for deciding which course content to learn and retain
  2. Differentiate between short-term and long-term memory, and describe the role of each in effective studying
  3. Identify memory-strengthening strategies