Want to remember more of what you read? Give your brain a 10-15 minute rest. No phones, no distractions, just pure boredom, a quiet room and dimmed lights.
Why do we need to reduce interference?
It takes longer for new information to encode and simply consuming more or squandering time on social media will make it even hard to remember.
When we let the mind wander, the brain works backward and connects the dots, cementing those memories that were previously unlinked.