The Best Scientific Study Tips

Study Tips

Time for school and it is no surprise that many of us are determined to study smarter instead of longer. But which study tips and tricks actually work scientifically, and can help you get those perfect grades.



Research shows that study sessions are most effective in small short chunks. Instead of studying hours, it is much more effective to spread it out into different sessions over a few weeks. 

This is because your brain is better at encoding information into the synapses in short repeated sessions as opposed to one large one and this is why even learning different skills, whether it’s swimming, tennis, or a singing lesson often follows the same format and well, cramming an pulling all-nighters may be a ritual, it turns out that this is linked to the lowest grades after pro-longed study sessions, reasoning and memo ring may be negatively affected for after four whole days instead, setting up specific times in a day, or during the week, just to study primes, your brain by creating a routine and overtime studying actually becomes easier, as your brain is trained to learn in those moments.

And well many of us spend hours passively rereading our notes or high-lighting a textbook studies have shown this to be ineffective it doesn’t improve your understanding of topics. Nor does it link key concepts together it can even be detrimental, as it draws your attention to less important information.


Flashcards, on the other hand, are proven to be excellent memory reinforcement tools whether, during your schedule study times, or during off times like a bus ride home. It also helps to have a specific goal for each study session pick one aspect you are focused on whether it’s balancing chemical equations or learning how to explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.

If students in individual were asked to learn a passage and then half were told they will be tested on the material while the other half participants were told to teach to other students, did much better on understanding when you are expected to teach, your brain organizes the information in a more logical coherent structure of course, practice, practice and practice! 

Not only test practice boosts your brain but it makes your mistakes to identify and knowledge practice test have also been proofed to increase confidence, then by leading to better performances where should you be studying?

Research shows that choosing a lonely place for studying helps you primes your brain for studying and have an awesome study playlist? Not so fast, well some studies have shown that certain types of classical music can help improve concentration. 

Recent studies have also shown that learning with rhythmic background noise can be detrimental to focus and those not using music, very much better and if you haven not already, put away your phone, it decreases concentration of course, and exams can be extremely stressful. 

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