13 Study Tips

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Our brain can potentially memorize 2.5 petabytes of information, which is roughly the equivalent of 3 million hours of YouTube videos. In order to use some of that staggering capacity a little more effectively when you study, here are some tips that are based on widely accepted research by neuroscientists and learning experts.

Books:
- The Mind within the Net: Models of Learning, Thinking, and Acting, by Manfred Spitzer (http://a.co/5zaSMdF)
- How we Learn, by Benedict Carey (http://a.co/aOJM4BW)
- A Mind For Numbers, by Barbara Oakley, (http://a.co/7T1Gur4)

Sources:
Brain Capacity
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-is-the-memory-capacity/

Spaced Repetition
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/344/6188/1173.full
http://www.alzforum.org/news/research-news/while-you-were-sleeping-synapses-forged-amyloid-purged
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spaced_repetition#Research_and_applications

Find your own Style
http://www.br-online.de/jugend/izi/english/publication/televizion/25_2012_E/huether_learning.pdf

Good Night Sleep
http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/give-it-time-and-sleep-25022

Spaced Repetition
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spaced_repetition#Research_and_applications

Pomodoro
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pomodoro_Technique

Hard Stuff first
https://staciechoice1010.wordpress.com/category/learning-solutions-in-action/

Expertise, Meditate, Converse
https://www.ted.com/talks/sandrine_thuret_you_can_grow_new_brain_cells_here_s_how
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3004979/

Go Places
https://www.tamu.edu/faculty/stevesmith/SmithMemory/SmithSageChapter.pdf

Take Fun Seriously
https://www.edutopia.org/blog/neuroscience-behind-stress-and-learning-judy-willis

Space Your Studies
http://www.psych.utoronto.ca/users/shkim/Bahrick%20et%20al.%20(1993)%20spacing%20effect.pdf

70% Recite vs 30% Memorizse
https://archive.org/details/recitationasfact00gaterich

Instant Self-Test
http://learninglab.psych.purdue.edu/downloads/2006_Roediger_Karpicke_PsychSci.pdf

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