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Experts believe that the most effective strategy is retrieval practice. This means doing an activity that requires you to answer questions cementing this knowledge to the long-term memory. Examples of retrieval practice include past papers, quizzes, multiple choice tests or having someone ask you questions about what you have been studying.
Probably not. Many people believe that revising with music improves their mood and level of motivation. However, whilst this may be true listening to music can also hinder the learning of complex information and damage later recall as it competes for your attention and distracts you.
There is no set number, but the more you do the more likely you are to remember the material. However, it is not all about quantity, quality makes a difference. Therefore, it is important to space out your revision, mix up your subjects and do lots of practice tests.
The easiest way to do this is by turning it off! If you can’t manage that then put your phone on airplane mode. Alternatively, try telling people when you’ll be available to avoid unwanted distractions whilst you work. There are also a number of free apps that can help you control your screen time.
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