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Strange Tips For Studying That Actually Work

by Sanden Totten | The Madeleine Brand Show

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A student focuses on his schoolwork. William Thomas Cain/Getty Images

Students heading back to school, listen up. What you’ve been told about studying is wrong. Camping out in one quiet location, going over material again and again in large undisturbed blocks of time – this may actually be the wrong approach to learning facts and figures. Sanden Totten chats with Madeleine about some unconventional tricks for getting the most out of your cramming sessions.

NOTE: In the piece Sanden says Nate Kornell is from Mitchell College. He is actually a professor with Williams College.

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