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Dynamics midterm study tips

While you’re studying next week, I have a few suggestions for you, based on my own studying experiences, the comments I’ve received from previous students, and what psychologists who actually study learning tell us.  Here’s a great article: http://bjorklab.psych.ucla.edu/pubs/RBjork_2001b.pdf My interpretation: Reading solutions from the solutions manual and thinking “OK, I get it” is not… Continue reading Dynamics midterm study tips

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How to get the most out of studying: “I blew the exam, now what?”

All my students should watch this.  Dr. Stephen Chew is a cognitive psychologist who translates what we know about how people learn, into clear, useful information for students to help them study better.  Note that this is the last presentation in a 5-part series so be sure to watch them all, and watch them more… Continue reading How to get the most out of studying: “I blew the exam, now what?”

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How to get the most out of studying: Putting the principles of optimizing learning into practice

All my students should watch this.  Dr. Stephen Chew is a cognitive psychologist who translates what we know about how people learn, into clear, useful information for students to help them study better.  Note that this is the fourth presentation in a 5-part series so be sure to watch them all, and watch them more… Continue reading How to get the most out of studying: Putting the principles of optimizing learning into practice

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How to get the most out of studying: Cognitive principles for Optimizing Learning

All my students should watch this.  Dr. Stephen Chew is a cognitive psychologist who translates what we know about how people learn, into clear, useful information for students to help them study better.  Note that this is the third presentation in a 5-part series so be sure to watch them all, and watch them more… Continue reading How to get the most out of studying: Cognitive principles for Optimizing Learning

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How to get the most out of studying: What students should know about How People Learn

All my students should watch this.  Dr. Stephen Chew is a cognitive psychologist who translates what we know about how people learn, into clear, useful information for students to help them study better.  This is the second in a 5-part series so be sure to watch them all, and watch them more than once. This… Continue reading How to get the most out of studying: What students should know about How People Learn

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How to get the most out of studying (or “How to study long and hard and still fail!”)

All my students should watch this.  Dr. Stephen Chew is a cognitive psychologist who translates what we know about how people learn, into clear, useful information for students to help them study better.  Note that I’ve linked to the first presentation in a 5-part series so be sure to watch them all, and watch them… Continue reading How to get the most out of studying (or “How to study long and hard and still fail!”)