Fonts That Help You Remember?

As we work through midterm exams, memorizing what you read is an exhausting and difficult task. Thankfully, students and professors at RMIT in Melbourne have created a font to increase memory retention. By using the “desirable difficulty [principle], which is where an obstruction is added to the learning process in order to promote deeper cognitive processing”, the font has seen a 7% increase in memory retention. An interesting read/look into how design and psychology can mingle to create future innovations.

 

https://www.dezeen.com/2018/10/11/sans-forgetica-typeface-font-rmit-university-melbourne/

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