TIPS FOR REVISION AND LEARNING
Recalling Information (Retrieval Practice)
Recalling information from your memory is one of the best ways to revise: retrieval means actively remembering knowledge.
Spacing your learning means leaving gaps between revision sessions; it is the opposite to cramming.
As well as leaving gaps between your revision sessions, you should mix up the subjects and topics you focus on.
Testing yourself in timed conditions will not only test your memory and knowledge, but will make you feel more prepared for and less anxious about real exam conditions.
Dual coding means your revision notes/flash cards combine visuals and words. For example, drawing small pictures to represent key facts or transfer a piece of text into a diagram like a mind map.
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