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During studies, how we revise what we have learned is a personal preference, which we incorporate after trial and error and what feels intuitive or effective to us.
According to research, the popular revising methods like rereading, highlighting and summarizing don’t seem to work as effectively as previously thought.
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Note-taking serves one simple purpose: to help you remember information.
Although we might associate note-taking with school, it's something most of us continue doing for the bul...
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Rereading your notes, highlighting them, underlining them, and even summarizing them - all take a lot of your time.
Better methods include taking breaks and spreading out your studying (known as distributed practice), and taking practice tests (which isn't really applicable outside of school).
In an experiment, students were given Ted Talks to watch and were told to take notes, half with laptops, the other with pen and paper.
Recording lectures to replay later has shown to have no added benefits compared to paying attention the first time without the possibility of watching it again.
One research survey, involving 20 000 individuals from six continents, wanted to find out why some people are more productive than others.
They found professionals with the highest prod...
Highly productive professionals share the same clusters of habits:
Age and seniority highly correlate with personal productivity.
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