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 a series […]
If you want to be happier, healthier and mentally sharper, then the simplest thing you can do is to develop a good sleep habit.
Sleep is our body’s recovery mechanism. We need good sleep to think well, feel good and perform at our best. Research shows that students who don’t get enough sleep and/or […]
“What advice would you give to other students who are about to sit their first lot of exams?”
Earlier this year, I asked this question to over 500 year 11 and 12 students. These students had just completed their first lot of exams. They were still raw from the experience.
Most students responded with statements […]
I know what you’re thinking. One exam is bad enough. But two exams on the same day? That’s rough.
When you need to smash out two exams on the same day you need battle tactics, hacks, tools and strategies. I’ve broken this blog post down into six sections:
What to do…
1. Six to four weeks […]