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The Forge Guide to Reading Better

How to Remember More of What You Read

And why your brain makes it so easy to forget

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ItIt was only around 5,000 years ago that the human brain made a major breakthrough: Building on neural circuits that could already interpret scratches on clay tablets and the symbols in cave paintings, it developed the capacity to link the…




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