Last year I found myself in a rut. Like a student who leaves studying for an exam until the very last minute, I’d been avoiding a major project.
The logical, rational part of my brain kept saying:
“Just break it down. Write one measly sentence … if that’s too much, just write one […]
Got an important test coming up? Need a boost in brainpower?
Then consider chewing on gum for 5 minutes before the test.
This is what researchers recommend in a journal article called Cognitive advantages of chewing gum. Now you see them, now you don’t. In this study, researchers from St Lawrence University conducted […]
If you want to achieve solid marks at school, you need to be strategic. Ditch your highlighter pens. Stop re-reading your books and notes. These are incredibly boring and passive ways to study. You need new study strategies.
Below are 10 highly effective study strategies that can be applied to any subject area.
How many hours of study should I do each day?
This is the number one question I get asked by students.
Students want to know the exact numbers (e.g. 1, 2 or 3 hours).
Well, I’ve thought long and hard about this question and I’ve come to the following conclusion:
Don’t worry about the […]