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Excerpt From 'Think Smart: A Neuroscientist’s Prescription for Improving Your Brain’s Performance'

Read this book Excerpt from 'Think Smart' by Richard Restak.

The greatest enemy to people’s working memory is distraction. If you’re thinking of something else and aren’t really listening when you are told a telephone number the sequence won’t be encoded in your brain. Later, you won’t be able to retrieve it because distraction during the initial encoding process interfered with memory consolidation. … Back to Article

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