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UA - PSYCH 101 - Class Notes - Week 7

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UA - PSYCH 101 - Class Notes - Week 7

School: University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Department: Psychology
Course: Intro to Psychology
Professor: Tba
Term: Fall 2016
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Name: PY 101, Studying Techniques
Description: How to study
Uploaded: 10/01/2016
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background image 9/26 Studying Techniques Distribute Your Learning Don’t cram It’s unhelpful because it goes in your short-term memory Study a week before because your brain recalls it more easy Elaborate the Material Think about the meaning of the material Make the material relevant to you Understand how concepts are related Study in different environments and at different times Overlearn Rehearse until it is easy Study in different orders (middle, beginning, end of notes) Cost-benefit analysis: how much do I need to do to understand the 
concept
Use Verbal Mnemonics Ex.: “I” before “E” except after “C” Slogans or jingles Mnemonics can be hard to make, but once you learn them, you rarely 
forget them
Use Visual Imagery Creating a mental image may help you remember Flow charts make information easier to remember Concept maps Testing Test yourself before the actual test Get used to the format  This helps to know if you really know the material

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School: University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Department: Psychology
Course: Intro to Psychology
Professor: Tba
Term: Fall 2016
Tags:
Name: PY 101, Studying Techniques
Description: How to study
Uploaded: 10/01/2016
1 Pages 8 Views 6 Unlocks
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