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Unformatted text preview: when that information has been actively processed and coded. If the information is not coded or processed actively, then it will not be stored. Knowing this process can increase your learning potential because then you will realize that you need to have repetition in order for it to be kept in your brain using your long term memory. One can reduce the likelihood of forgetting important information by constantly using repetition on the important things. An example of this would be to use flashcards. If you were to use flash cards on a consistent basis, then the memory of what those cards held would be stored in your long term memory. If the flash cards were only used once, then the likelihood of remembering them would be very slim....
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