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  • Noa Kageyama

    July 19, 2020 at 7:11 pm

    Hi John,

    A couple thoughts come to mind. One thing I’d be curious about is whether this might be related more to encoding or retrieval.

    Because on one hand, I wonder if there are ways of practicing them that might help them stick a bit better – like trying to retrieve them out of context, by trying to jump from one to another randomly with flashcards. Or “interleaving” your practice of them, by switching back and forth between them.

    I’m also wondering if the stress or pressure of the moment, might also play a role. In which case perhaps the section on focus and attention control strategies might help too, in terms of quieting the mind and being able to focus more effectively on the present moment.

    But maybe let’s start with the encoding/learning/retrieval part – could you tell me a little more about how you learn the various modes? And also how you practice retrieving them in practice?

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