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What is the best way to study?

Jodi Brooks

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Jodi Brooks on November 13, 2018

1. Study on the position at the time of taking the test.Sitting at a table or a desk in a chair. 2. Avoid the distractions. The loud music, television, other people are notgoing to help. You need to focus on the task at hand, do not have abunch of distractions to pull you away. 3. Take regular breaks when you are studying. Your mind issupported by your body. If you allow your body is too tired, orout of condition, I do not support the brain the way it should! 4. Go through your class notes. Study old exams. More ideas from our Wiki contributors: . The most effective way to assimilate text is the following: 1.) Read in; 2.) Take notes in the text; 3.) Write a description of thesubject material from their notes. . Reading the text through first to familiarize yourselfwith the material, getting an idea of how important pointsare. After reading the text, to reinforce their learning bymaking text notes IN THEIR OWN WORDS. The process ofconverting the text with their own words is essential for committingthe information to the memory. A written description of the subjectmaterial of your notes, you further reinforce the information in your memory. Reviewing these descriptions prior to the test willrefresh your memory of the material. . There is No one "right" way to study. You will have tofind the strategies that work best for each specific job.For example, if there are facts to be memorized, using flash cardsand a timer will help. How many facts can you recognize and say inone minute? Or, you can use an access key of the strategy. Mnemonicstrategies are better when you make up the one for memorization. WhenI was in high school, I needed to memorize the cross streets near myhome. They were: Brighton, Burlington, Edgewoor, and Hartley. SinceI was perpetually lost I created this mnemonic: BBs in the EyebrowHurts. Could as easily have been the Big Boys Eat Hot Dogs. Iremembered is better because I invented it. (In fact, I like one that I just do better!) . You can also draw a picture, label it and draw it again andagain until you can do it quickly. In the same vein, you can createa mental image of the representation of what you want to learn. Picturethe representation repeatedly until it is easy to remember. . Write something more and more also works - if it is to beassessed in written form. . It is better to think of the way that you have to show your work.If you have to talk about it, as in memorizing a poem, then practicespeaking. If you have to write something, as the bones in thehand, draw and label them. If you have to write an essay on atopic, write several drafts and then when you're ready you beprepared to answer with ease. Helps a lot less if you have togive a discourse and practice of writing, but not practicespeaking. If that happens, it is likely that you have to read yourspeech and boring. You're going to lose the opportunity to make points andchange the tenor of your voice. . Do not saturate it. If you learn something, you can learn for life.That should be the goal. . Look over your notes and look for anything you do not understand. . To be alone. There is No noise. Rewriting your class notes. Take notesfrom all the assigned chapters. No - and I mean not leave to the last minute. . If the study of a chapter in a book, read the chapter, then goback and taking notes on the chapter, then, write descriptions of the material from their notes. If the study notes in class, rewritethe notes as soon as possible after the class. Then, write descriptionsof the material based on their memories and their notes. . The process of converting the material in their own words, it is optimal for the learning of new material, but you should make sure that you arebeing accurate in their descriptions. Trying to make notes when youread material the first time is likely to interfere with yourabsorption of the material. . Remember, most universities require 2 hours of study time for everyhour of the class time! . It is best to read every line of your lessoncarefully and with full attention. And then see the magic. . The use of the SQ3R Study Method SQ3R means Survey, Question, Read, Recite and Review. Survey - glance ahead and scan the material so that you havean idea of what you are supposed to be learning - some textbookswill have a list of objectives that tell you exactly what you toconcentrate! Question - after you read each section, ask yourself questions enter sure that you understand what you have read - if thesection has a title, make that into a question (for example, yourquestion for this section could be "What is the SQ3R studymethod?). Read - as you read the sections, make sure that you understandthe terms and the information - use the glossary or dictionary if youneed. You can also write notes, and copy any information that youthink you may have difficulty remembering. Recite - yes, really! - recite the information aloud helps you to enter sure that you really understand the material, and helps to move theinformation of your short-term memory to long-term memory. Review - review the material again when you are finished, to checkyour understanding and make sure that you can remember everything. This method of study might seem to take longer to get througheach section, but you'll see results in a much betterunderstanding. You are going to remember what they have studied for a longer time,and will do better in the class if you just read about itonce. . My psychology professor told me the easiest way to study iswrite all. This is an easy way to get the informationin your brain without even starting the study of the process. Next, you should try to make all information related to you. Since humansare so egocentric, it is easier to remember information for a test if it refers to itself.

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