There are factors that affect your memory
Bad for Memory
Drug and alcohol
Fatigue can affect your ability to take incoming information or retrieve stored information.
Stress and tension feelings of anxiety and/or depression can affect the ability to assimilate or store information and retrieve information.
Some medical conditions and drugs used for treatment can also affect your memory.
Good for Memory
Exercise and good health are associated with better brain oxygenation.
Diet surely plays an important role in memory enhancement antioxidant for example are unknown as immune – boosting properties They are also key brain boosters, because they improve the flow of oxygen through the body by fighting free radicals.
Eating foods that are rich in fiber and nutrients also help to resist and combat disease that can affect your memory.
Some of the best foods for memory enhancement are:
Whole grains, Sweet potatoes, Blackcurrants, Blueberries, Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Tomatoes, Red cabbage, Straw berries, Olive oil, Fish, Avocado, Nuts
Pay attention to what you are learning or listening to and decide to remember it.
Storage seems to increase if we repeat out loud those things we want to recall
Teach someone else what you have learnt; you recite and understanding it more when you teach.
Make notes and remember the 7 items is the maximum your short term memory can hold
Make a list and go over it - you will get used to using lists and get better at it.