Font of all knowledge? Researchers develop typeface they say can boost memory |The Guardian

Australian researchers say they have developed a new tool that could help students cramming for exams – a font that helps the reader remember information.

Melbourne-based RMIT University’s behavioural business lab and design school teamed up to create “Sans Forgetica”, which they say uses psychological and design theories to aid memory retention.

About 400 university students have been involved in a study that found a small increase in the amount participants remembered – 57% of text written in Sans Forgetica compared with 50% in a plain Arial.

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Dokumentär på Vimeo om den Kanadensiska grafiska formgivaren Jim Rimmer (1931-2010).

Under 2008 gav typsnittshuset P22 uppdraget att formge det nya typsnittet Stern. Det blev det första typsnittet att lanseras både som traditionella blytyper och som digitalt typsnitt.

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