Now learn another way to improve when you read more.
Another way to improve your memory and your capacity to learn is to chill out after you've challenged your brain. After you take a class or sit through a meeting where lots of information is thrown at you, take a break. Relaxing with a cup of coffee, an easy book, or some music allows your brain the chance to rest and tune out so it can focus on retaining the info it just learned.
Now which mineral helps your memory? Take a little break for the details to sink in.