Studying can be made easier by removing distractions and spacing study out over a couple months.
It can be hard to get into a study groove, but removing distractions, getting enough sleep, self-testing, spacing out your study and creating memory aids can help students succeed.
Cramming does’t help you retain information, so the effect of a long night on the books may not be for much.
An intense night of study won't help you remember information in the long-term – and the stress of revising under pressure will likely impact on your sleep and thus your exam performance.
As exam season rolls around, many students are wondering what causes the dreaded mind blank.
Mind blanks are typically triggered in response to a perceived threat. The chemical process that takes place essentially clears out your working memory, quiets logical processes, and walls off memory.
Food for thought.
Is there such a thing as brain food?
Stressed? It’s all in the mind.
With exam season in full swing, how you cope with stress might be the difference between brilliance and burnout.
Don’t give up.
Because exam season can be tough on parents, too.
Avoid bedroom study, which could lead to distracting photo montage creation.
Revising for exams is a necessary evil. Ever since written university exams were first set in England by the Cambridge chemist William Farrish in about 1792, students have struggled to revise. And with…