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Test Taking Improves Learning in People of All Ages Shows Research

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Rereading and restudying information has long been one of the most common methods for committing new information to memory, but recently, researchers have uncovered a far more effective strategy — test taking. The study, funded by Rice University and published in the APA journal Psychology and Aging, found that regardless…

Sleep On It: Research Reveals How Sleep Can Improve Memory

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

There are many reasons why getting a good night’s sleep before a big test or exam is important, from heightened concentration to reduced stress levels, and recently, researchers added another incentive to the list; improved memory. The study, which was published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, found that the more…

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