The Microsoft Office font that helps you remember

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An Australian university has developed a font that will help you remember what you read. It sounds like an April Fool’s joke, but the font is real and works in Office for Mac or Windows.

Sans Forgetica was made at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia.

Unlike most fonts, Sans Forgetica is designed to be a bit difficult to read.  That makes ”desirable difficulty’ which forces your brain to work harder to process what it’s reading.

Download Sans Forgetica free

Download the font free from where you can also find out more about the science and testing behind the font.

The font works in both Windows and Mac.  Once installed it appears in the Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. as usual:

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