Is the problem your memory, or are you just not interested in what you’re trying to remember?
Motivation: when you’ve got it, almost anything is possible. But when you haven’t, everything is a drag.
Trying to force yourself to learn information that are not interested in is like putting the cart before the horse. It’s your motivation which provides the energy for learning. When you are highly motivated to learn about a subject, you probably will, even if your learning techniques leave much to be desired. But if you totally lack motivation, then you’ll find it a struggle even if you’ve mastered the best learning techniques. So, before you say that you have a bad memory or that the memory techniques aren’t working ...