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Memorization is the process of committing something to memory. It is a mental process undertaken in order to store in memory for later recall visual, auditory, or tactical information.

Memorizing or reviewing a mathematical formula using flashcard software Anki, thus practicing active recall. First, only the question is displayed. Then the answer is displayed too, for verification.

The scientific study of memory is part of cognitive neuroscience, an interdisciplinary link between cognitive psychology and neuroscience.