Memory formation becomes more effective with longer inter-stimulus intervals between training sessions because of decreasing temporal overlap between successive, short-lived learning traces.
Our brain forgets quickly newly learned information. Spaced repetitions are the most effective approach to internalize.
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The speed of forgetting depends on a number of factors such as the difficulty of the learned material (e.g. how meaningful it is), its representation and physiological factors such as stress and sleep. Furthermore higher original learning also reduces forgetting. The rate differs little between individuals.
I was born in St. Louis; I lived there for three weeks and then my father graduated from St. Louis University, so we all got in the car and split. I don't really remember much. I grew up in Connecticut most of my life and then four years in Germany. My father worked for a helicopter company, so we went over there.