Exams are coming; Optimize your learning by using “Desirable Difficulties”.

Desirable difficulties are difficulties which challenge the comfort but ends up creating long term desirable effects(Learning). The concept of “desirable difficulties” was developed by Robert Bjork of UCLA. In his research, he noticed various kinds of experimental phenomena which indicated the emergence of 2 predominant patterns in learning. They are: Conditions of instruction or practice … Continue reading Exams are coming; Optimize your learning by using “Desirable Difficulties”.

Tweet: Reading and re-reading may not be effective learning methods in an exam retrieval point of view. But are we ignoring the Giant?

Reading and re-reading may not be effective learning methods in an exam retrieval point of view. But are we ignoring the Giant? WHAT READING DOES FOR THE MIND BY ANNE E.CUNNINGHAM AND KEITH STANOVICHhttps://t.co/MGoPNCZ2FS pic.twitter.com/YbjDPFPH3B— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) August 30, 2019https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Reading and rereading are less effective learning methods compared to other much powerful learning … Continue reading Tweet: Reading and re-reading may not be effective learning methods in an exam retrieval point of view. But are we ignoring the Giant?

Tweet: A study on the effectiveness of 10 study techniques ?

Improving Students’ Learning With Effective Learning Techniques: A study on the effectiveness of 10 study techniques..What works..whats not https://t.co/m1RtzCs3LA pic.twitter.com/dbnwFyKcNn— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) July 13, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Lots of stuff that we think helps us study doesn’t really: don’t bother highlighting, writing summaries of your reading, or rereading old stuff - none of that helps … Continue reading Tweet: A study on the effectiveness of 10 study techniques ?

Tweet : Studying with Distractions

Studying with Distractions : When distracted, people did better on the hard task, but when in silence, people did better on the easy task. @psydoccindyhttps://t.co/fcEf9QLai1#Learning #Focus #Distraction #ScienceOfLearning pic.twitter.com/F0tkeQoJDz— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) August 29, 2018https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js In a study "A shield against distraction by Halin, N., Marsh, J. E., Hellman, A., Hellström, I., & Sörqvist, P. (2014) … Continue reading Tweet : Studying with Distractions