School is for learning. But ironically, one of the things that people don’t really learn to do well in school was to learn. We are taught rote memorization and told to absorb it for arbitrary tests without being taught how to effectively absorb the material. And … [Read more...] about 10 Research-Backed Studying Techniques to try in 2022
Does Cramming for Tests Work?
NO. Although you may be proud of yourself for passing a test by staying up all night and cramming right before the test; you might kick yourself knowing that you could've done much better and studied less if you spaced your study out by just a few days. The science is in. … [Read more...] about Does Cramming for Tests Work?
Why Spaced Repetition is Important to Learning and How to Do it
Science has shown that when your brain initially puts information in long-term memory, you need to revisit it a few times to increase the chances you'll later be able to find it when you need it. This is the basis of the Forgetting Curve, an idea first postulated by Hermann … [Read more...] about Why Spaced Repetition is Important to Learning and How to Do it