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The Art Of Studying: Revision

The Art Of Studying: Revision

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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Active recall and self-questioning (Quiz Mode), which trains the brain to fetch information, are the best way to retain the study material and form connections.

  • Rereading: A widely followed method of passively studying again what is already studied, rereading has been proven to be ineffective and inefficient.
  • Highlighting: Another popular method is proven by the study to be a mere ‘safety blanket’, and may...

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  • Note making takes up a lot of time.
  • It is a passive way of revising as your brain does not put much effort in.
  • It makes you feel productive when it helps very little.

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Purpose of taking notes

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 bulk of our lives.

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Albert Einstein

“If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough"

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