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The way most students study makes no sense.
That's the conclusion of Washington University in St. Louis psychologists Henry Roediger and Mark
McDaniel — who've spent a combined 80 years studying learning and
memory, and recently distilled their findings with novelist Peter Brown in the book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning. The majority of students study by re-reading notes and textbooks — but the psychologists' research, both in lab experiments and of actual students in classes, shows this is a terrible way to learn material. ...continue reading