We remember physical books better than Kindle ones because memory is spacial.

Instead of storing every idea in our head, we outsource memory to our environment. That’s why smart students study for exams in the same place they take the test.
Here’s the research from Joshua Foer, a former world memory champion.

• Memory champions rely upon visual memory and spatial navigation.

• By building a memory palace, you can place abstract ideas in familiar places, which helps you remember them.

(h/t @farnamstreet)
Spacial memory is a big reason why my note-taking system is so valuable.

It’s not just that all my notes are saved in the same location. It’s that I move through my notes like I move through a familiar city — each “neighborhood” activates a new part of my memory.
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