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Research shows that at least 17% of the population experiences high levels of math anxiety. Emilija Manevska/Moment via Getty Images

Why putting off college math can be a good idea

College students can benefit from not taking math courses in their freshman year, new research shows.
Cramming does’t help you retain information, so the effect of a long night on the books may not be for much. from

Revising for exams - why cramming the night before rarely works

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.
Mundane tasks suddenly become more appealing when a deadline looms. Jess McCulloch

Putting it off: some ideas about why we procrastinate

Everyone procrastinates. I became somewhat distracted by completely irrelevant websites, for instance, while preparing to write this article. Procrastination, as you may have figured out by now, is the…

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