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Active studying: how to memorize things quickly

Learning takes time and lots of repetition. As students, time isn’t always a luxury we have, especially when it comes to cramming for exams. This is why “active studying” methods are so important. Active studying is the utilization of all our senses to reinforce memory. Our brains accept new material much faster if it “hears,” “sees,” “feels,” “tastes,” and detects motion (kinetic energy) during input or recording time. The infographic below expands on some of the techniques you can use to study actively.

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