When you think aboutit, its pretty amazing that the same brain that stores our favorite moments, the names and faces of our loved ones, and what our favorite foods taste like is also somehowexpected to make room for cocktail chatter, PowerPoint presentations, and whatever your bosssdogs name is. Thankfully, theres no shortage of research on the topic of memory, and recent studies haveshed light on some surprisingly simple ways for ramping up your recall. Hit the drawing boardIf you were one of those students who was more likely to doodle in the margins of your notebooks than write words in them, you may have been onto something.

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