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Sans Forgetica is a downloadable font that is scientifically designed to help you remember your study notes.

Sans Forgetica is a font designed using the principles of cognitive psychology to help you to better remember your study notes.

It was created by a multidisciplinary team of designers and behavioural scientists from RMIT University.

Sans Forgetica is compatible with both PC and Mac operating systems. Download it for free today, or keep scrolling to learn more about how it was made.

Downloads

Sans Forgetica Alphabet

Contains OpenType font file and PDF information booklet.

Text conversation

The Sans Forgetica web extension allows you to convert any on-screen text to Sans Forgetica.

Sans Forgetica The font to remember

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Sans Forgetica is designed for non-commercial use only. It is bound by a creative commons, non-commercial, attributed (CCBYNC) license.

The science of Sans Forgetica

Sans Forgetica is more difficult to read than most typefaces – and that’s by design. The 'desirable difficulty' you experience when reading information formatted in Sans Forgetica prompts your brain to engage in deeper processing.

Learn more from RMIT's Behavioural Business Lab.

The face behind the type

In order to create a typeface with optimal desirable difficulty for memory recall, RMIT lecturer and renowned typographer Stephen Banham worked with RMIT’s Behavioural Business Lab to test and refine a number of typeface designs.

Hear him describe the process of creation and collaboration.

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