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Here are two great quotes by Judy Willis, M.D.,
from her book

BRAIN Research Compatible Memory Strategies

  • Review again beyond a single perfect response - so the neural network fires correctly more than once. The more it fires, the more dendrites sprout, connect, and myelinate. The easier it is to access and
    remember long-term and the less susceptible the memory is to pruning.
  • Avoid Attention Divided: trying to listen and take notes can interfere with getting the big picture and making the connections that become memories. One brain activity
    at a time. If students need to take notes, stop and let them take notes.
    During the stop time you can answer questions.

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