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Five secrets to revising that can boost your grades. How do you get the most out of your revision time, and end up with the best grades you can?

Five secrets to revising that can boost your grades

Or, if you're a different sort of student, how can you get the same grades you're getting now, but spend less time revising? Either way, you need to know how to learn better. And fortunately, decades of research carried out by psychologists about learning and memory has produced some clear advice on doing just that. As an experimental psychologist, I am especially interested in learning. Most research on learning is done in a lab, with volunteers who come in once or twice to learn simple skills or lists of words. As 10 melhores formas de estudo, segundo a ciência. Um estudo recentemente publicado em janeiro de 2013 na revista científica Psychological Science in the Public Interest avaliou dez técnicas comuns de aprendizagem para classificar quais possuem de fato a melhor utilidade.

As 10 melhores formas de estudo, segundo a ciência

O resultado do paper (íntegra aqui) traz algumas surpresas para o estudante. TEORIA DE AUSUBEL. UnB - Maio de 1999, Departamento de Psicologia, Disciplina: Aprendizagem e Ensino, Professora: Raquel.


David Ausubel. Origem: Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre.

David Ausubel

David Paul Ausubel (Nova Iorque, 25 de outubro 1918 - Nova Iorque, 9 de julho de 2008), foi um grande psicólogo da educação estadunidense. Biografia[editar | editar código-fonte] Mapas mentais: Imagens que ensinam. Jamerson Costa Especial para o SOS Concurseiro Os mapas mentais são uma ferramenta útil na hora de aprender matérias novas, extensas ou complexas.

Mapas mentais: Imagens que ensinam

9 evidence-based study tips.

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Guias e estratégias para estudar. Study skills. Study skills or study strategies are approaches applied to learning.

Study skills

They are generally critical to success in school,[1] considered essential for acquiring good grades, and useful for learning throughout one's life. There are an array of study skills, which may tackle the process of organizing and taking in new information, retaining information, or dealing with assessments. They include mnemonics, which aid the retention of lists of information, effective reading, and concentration techniques,[2] as well as efficient notetaking.[3][dead link] While often left up to the student and their support network, study skills are increasingly taught in High School and at the University level. A number of books and websites are available, from works on specific techniques such as Tony Buzan's books on mind-mapping, to general guides to successful study such as those by Stella Cottrell. Historical context[edit] Types[edit] Method based on memorization such as rehearsal and rote learning[edit]


Simple Ways To Study Better. Knowledge is the essence of smart thinking. No matter how much raw intelligence you have, you are not going to succeed at solving complex problems without knowing a lot. That's why we spend the first 20 (or more) years of our lives in school. Robert Bjork and fellow PT blogger Nate Kornell have explored some of the study habits of college students in a 2007 paper in Psychonomic Bulletin & Review . Research on memory provides a number of important suggestions about the most effective ways to study. We're Only Human...: The Science of Cramming.

I went to a very nerdy college.

We're Only Human...: The Science of Cramming

This school was so nerdy that the “mascot” was an engineer, and at football games students would chant: “Tangent, secant, cosine, sine. Three point one four one five nine. Go Engineers!” I'm not kidding. So how is it possible that today I do not even know what a secant is? Was I studying the wrong way during all those wee hours? Consider “overlearning.” University of South Florida psychologist Doug Rohrer decided to explore this question scientifically.

The results were interesting. Rohrer and Pashler also wanted to see if the scheduling of study breaks might make a difference in learning. All these experiments involved rote learning, but Rohrer and Pashler have also found similar effects with more abstract learning, like math. All we were taught about study skills at my nerdy school was to keep a clean, well-lit work space and eat a good breakfast, and most of us ignored that advice. Study Smarter, Not Harder. Good students don't just study harder, they study smarter.

Study Smarter, Not Harder

A study published this week identifies some habits of successful college students. I'll describe the new study shortly, but first: How should students study ? A growing body of cognitive psychology research emphasizes the value of two principles: Principle one is space your studying out over time . Think You Know How To Study? Think Again. Study Guides and Strategies. Reading Strategies - Learning Skills from MindTools. Reading Efficiently by Reading Intelligently Get the most from your reading. © iStockphoto/mammamaart Whether they're project documents, trade journals, blogs, business books or ebooks, most of us read regularly as part of our jobs, and to develop our skills and knowledge.

Reading Strategies - Learning Skills from MindTools

But do you ever read what should be a useful document, yet fail to gain any helpful information from it? Or, do you have to re-read something several times to get a full understanding of the content? In this article, we're looking at strategies that will help you read more effectively. Think About What You Want to Know. Método de Estudo. Muitos dos problemas de aprendizagem existentes entre os estudantes são hoje explicados pela ausência ou uso inadequado de métodos de estudo e pela inexistência de hábitos de trabalho que favoreçam a aprendizagem.

Método de Estudo

Bjork Learning and Forgetting Lab - Research. Applying Cognitive Psychology to Enhance Educational Practice The primary goal of this research, which is funded by the James S. McDonnell foundation, is to promote learning and memory performance within educational contexts through the investigation of principles in cognitive psychology. Studies address issues of transfer-appropriate and material-appropriate processing between encoding and retrieval. Applying tests in order to enhance learning and determining the desirable amount and timing of feedback regarding an individual's memory performance are methods that are currently under investigation. Everything You Thought You Knew About Learning Is Wrong.

Learning through osmosis didn't make the strategies list image courtesy of Flickr user Test-Taking Cements Knowledge Better Than Studying, Researchers Say. Mind - Research Upends Traditional Thinking on Study Habits.

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