How to Make Your Studying ‘Stick’?

screen-bean-keyHere is a fascinating article about how students can massively boost recall of their studies by being tested little and often. Roddy Roediger is a psychology professor at Washington University in St. Louis and runs the school’s Memory Lab.

This effect is nothing new. in 350BC Aristotle wrote that, “exercise in repeatedly recalling a thing strengthens the memory” and numerous studies have shown this to be true.

For our own tutees, this is the reason why we use the ‘flashcard’ question-and-answer system to help our students learn faster and more efficiently – for example, in the physics revision system.

Click here to read the full article on how quizzes boost students’ recall!

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