Improving your memory
This experiment was performed to find out if memory retention can be improved by reading words out loud as compared to just looking at, and reading flash cards. It is intended to show that students who are actively involved in the classroom discussions learn and retain more information as compared to their passive, non-participating peers.
Effect of anxiety on short term memory
This science fair project was performed to find out how the memory of boys and girls can be affected by anxiety. The experiment was done by performing a memory test on students under normal conditions in a class, as compared to performing the test on a stage during the school assembly.
Examining the relationship between gender and short term memory
The objective of this experiment is to investigate whether the gender of a person will affect his or her ability to recall information from his or her short term memory. The experiment will involve participants looking at 20 objects for two minutes, after which the participants will be required to list down the items that they can recall.
Age and memory
This science fair project was performed to ascertain if age affects the ability of a person to learn and remember. The science project experiment involved showing flash cards to 10- year old children and adults between the age of 30 and 40.
Effect of color on memory
This science fair project was performed to ascertain if memory retention can be improved by coloring pictures. The science project experiment involved participants who were shown flash cards that were colored red, yellow, blue and green.
Improving one's memory by story linking
This science fair project was performed to find out if memory retention can be improved by linking facts with a story. It is intended to show that students can improve their memory retention by applying some simple techniques.
How does breakfast help improve a studentsí performance?
This science fair project was performed to find out if having breakfast every morning will help to improve the performance of students in school. The studentsí performance was tested by giving them memory tests and comparing the performance of those who had breakfast with those who had skipped breakfast.
What's the best way to make your computer work faster?
This experiment was done to investigate the best way to upgrade a computer, to make it faster. The comparison was performed with CPUs (Central Processing Units) of different speeds and different sizes of RAM (Random Access Memory).
Does highlighting what you read help you remember more easily?
This science fair project was performed to find out if students using a highlighter while studying would be able to recall facts better. The experiment was done by comparing the test scores of participants who were given an essay to study without the use of a highlighter, with those who were given an essay that was already highlighted, as well as those who were allowed to make their own highlights