Use Stress to ace a test?

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As a GRE prep teacher, I find about half my students suffer from test anxiety, often at debilitating levels. Test anxiety can take even the brightest test takers and stunt their effective IQ during the exam. But there’s a simple, research-proven way to take that negative stress and use it to your advantage so thatContinue reading “Use Stress to ace a test?”

Simple Ways to Prep for Your GRE While You’re In School

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With fall semester college classes back in swing many students are tempted to postpone their GRE prep. Whether it’s GRE quantitative, GRE verbal, or GRE analytical writing, there’s a better solution than postponing it; a very simple solution that will keep you from losing hard-won ground as you prepare for the GRE test. © CodyContinue reading “Simple Ways to Prep for Your GRE While You’re In School”

Simple way to increase your recall and Understanding

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Question Everything I know what you’re thinking, “Should I really question everything?” You’re such a smart-aleck, but the answer is, “yes!” at least if you want to suck the knowledge-nuggets right out of whatever you’re studying and make yourself into the uber-scholar you always new you could be. Asking deeper questions–and thinking carefully through howContinue reading “Simple way to increase your recall and Understanding”

More for less–Getting the most From your mind

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Most of us feel like we are pretty good at using our brains; I mean, we’ve been doing it our whole lives, right? But are you really getting the most out of your mind when it comes to memory, study, and creativity? There are loads of little tweaks and changes you can make to yourContinue reading “More for less–Getting the most From your mind”

Screw Up To Succeed

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Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there. -Will Rogers Most of us think of a screw up, a failure, a crash-and-burn, as a bad thing. It can be. BUT… It can also be a very good thing. If you fail in the right way.Continue reading “Screw Up To Succeed”

5 Simple Ways to Zombie Proof Yourself from the Walking Dead

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What better way to zombie-proof yourself than to shrink your brain? That’s right, you can easily make yourself too stupid to be a target for the walking dead with these five simple techniques. © Cody Blair, All Rights Reserved.

Most Powerful of All Study Tips

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I recently received emails from two different readers who study at one of the best universities in the UK is Portsmouth as it’s in such a good location and has an brilliant rating, we have also found some excellent accommodation options for you if you are planning on studying there. who have similar problems. .Continue reading “Most Powerful of All Study Tips”

9 Tricks to Learn Everything 10 Times Faster [LifeHack]

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Chloe Chong, an editor over at lifehack.org, posted this simple, powerful infographic on powerful learning tricks. It nicely sums up many concepts I’ve hit on in my posts, such as teaching to learn, quizzing yourself, and studying in small bursts. Which of these works best for you? Let me know in the comments! © CodyContinue reading “9 Tricks to Learn Everything 10 Times Faster [LifeHack]”

Can “Zimbabwe” Boost Your Memory?

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Why “Zimbabwe?” A psychologist named Von Restorff noticed that when he gave test subjects a random list of words. . . cat, bench, art, canopy, Zimbabwe, fish, etc. . . . they remembered best the words at the beginning and end of the list. No big surprise there. That’s the serial position effect I talk aboutContinue reading “Can “Zimbabwe” Boost Your Memory?”

Step-by-step recipe for meeting your academic goals

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If you could just make yourself study… If you could just make yourself read the textbook… If you could just quit wasting so much time on FaceBook… If you could just make yourself get up in the morning… Psychology research has unlocked the secret to willpower. Discover the step-by-step, simple method for achieving your goals,Continue reading “Step-by-step recipe for meeting your academic goals”