Want to pass your exams? Sleep! Pulling an all-nighter ‘won’t work’ because sleep is vital to memory

It is the age-old trick of students the world over - pulling all-nighters to cram for an exam. But a team of experts at Brandeis University in Massachusetts have a few words of wisdom, urging students to put down the coffee and sleep. They believe the memory neurons that are responsible for converting short-term memories [...]

By |2019-11-13T03:50:08+01:00November 26th, 2015|Categories: facts|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How To Develop Your Memory To Always Remember Things

To remember something new, it must be clearly impressed in the brain. It requires time and effort to learn new concepts. To imprint new information into the brain, it’s important to schedule periodic study sessions and constantly review information in your mind. Here are some general principles of memory improvement: 1. Attention (Concentration) When studying, [...]

By |2019-11-13T03:57:50+01:00October 2nd, 2015|Categories: Cool Tips|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

How to Beat Distractions and Stay Focused When Studying

Studying is actually hard when the you're unable to concentrate on what you're doing. Reading is likely to be difficult when you have a poor concentration. And sometimes, even if you manage to concentrate during the first hour of your studies, Your concentration can diminish over time. And fading concentration is very possible if you [...]

12 Secrets From Straight A Students For Getting Good Grades

When I was in high school, I was friends with a guy who was super smart. He was always the top of our class. As someone who was really good in school but never the best, I was amazed by him. Whenever we asked him for his secrets, he would shrug and say, “I just [...]

By |2019-11-13T03:58:06+01:00September 26th, 2015|Categories: Cool Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |11 Comments

Want to do brilliantly in your next exam? Don’t stay up all night revising!

It is not uncommon for many students to stay up late at night when exams are approaching. But according to a new study, staying up all night revising may not be the best way to ace your forthcoming exams. Researchers said those with true academic ‘grit’ are actually less likely to deprive themselves of sleep [...]

By |2015-06-10T11:11:35+01:00June 10th, 2015|Categories: facts|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The Myth of ‘I’m Bad at Maths’: How to prove yourself wrong

“I’m just not a maths person.” We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “maths people” is the most self-destructive idea in our society today. The truth is, you probably are a maths person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. Worse, you may [...]

The smartest study tricks EVER that ensure you always remember the answers

It is very frustrating to have to chew your pen during examination trying to get an answer out of your brain after studying really hard. But the good news is, you do not really have to stress yourself to that much to get information out of the brain .The brain is a complex organ and [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:16:10+01:00January 28th, 2015|Categories: Cool Tips|Tags: , , , , , |3 Comments

No, you really CAN’T study while texting: Study finds teens struggle with multitasking

Teens are often seen trying to study while listening to music, watching TV and juggling texts and tweets. But new research by two final year school girls, overseen by Stanford University, found that 85 per cent of young people struggle to perform simple tasks when distracted by music, phones or email. For a fortunate 15 [...]

By |2014-11-11T12:15:14+01:00November 11th, 2014|Categories: facts|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Teens who smoke marijuana are 60% less likely to finish school – and are more likely to commit suicide, experts warn

Teenagers who adopt a daily cannabis habit before the age of 17 are 60 per cent less likely to finish secondary school or university, compared to peers who have not used the drug, researchers claim. The study also found that regular teenage cannabis users are seven times more likely to attempt suicide and eight times [...]

By |2014-09-12T11:47:14+01:00September 12th, 2014|Categories: facts|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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