Many people look for ways of enhancing their brain's performance and their cognitive abilities. There are lots of 'tricks' that people have come up with. I clearly remember from my study years the 'sleep with the textbook under your pillow' technique, that was supposed to help with recalling information for next days exams. This technique never gave me anything other than a stiff neck. But there is no need for despair for all the followers of this way of learning. We know from research using placebos that the brain is highly suggestible. If people believe it works, it often does.
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