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How To Remember What You Read Using Mnemonic Devices

A huge exam is coming up, and you’re studying and reading the material carefully. For some reason, the next day at your study group, you have trouble thinking back to what you read the night before. Are you frustrated and nervous about having difficulty remembering what you read? By learning the different mnemonic devices, you […]

Does Watching Too Much Junk TV Effect Your Brain?

Watching TV is a passive activity. You sit there on the couch while information and entertainment are feed to you. You exert little to no effort making it a relaxing and enticing activity to participate in for hours on end. But in recent years, studies have come out detailing the significant damage it does to […]

How College Students Can Avoid Falling Asleep While Reading

Midterms are right around the corner, which means you’ll be studying more than usual. It seems like the solution is to stay up late and read. According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School, that’s the worse thing you can do for yourself. They explain, “First, a sleep-deprived person cannot focus attention optimally and […]

10 Skills You Can Learn Fast? (That Are Actually Useful)

It’s true, learning a new skill can help you do better in school or excel in your career. It’s easy to shy away from the idea because of the thought, “I don’t have the time to educate myself.” Luckily, not all skills that are important in your career or schooling require a class or week-long […]

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Best Free Online Courses that Won’t Consume too Much of Your Time

Continuing your education is something that all professionals should care about. The problem many professionals face is investing time to be sure to get the most out of a course. Luckily, there are plenty of free online courses that take up no time at all. They are meant to be refreshers and tips to utilize […]