Washington University, more than 83 percent of students choose to re-read their notes or textbook. Why is that? It’s an easy way out.
Re-reading is super passive. It takes no effort. And it’s also the least effective study method.The most effective method is actually self-testing.
Asking yourself questions to make sure you have a deeper understanding of the material. Doing this requires some heavy mental lifting — that extra effort to go beyond just memorizing facts and figures or rereading your notes.Read more on additudemag.com