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What Is Intentional Reading and Why Should You Practice It?

What Is Intentional Reading and Why Should You Practice It?

Reading has a lot of meditative qualities to it. It gives you a break to learn a new subject or enjoy a piece of fiction and escape to another realm. Meditation is a learning activity where before you begin, you set intentions for yourself. These intentions help you to stay on track until your session […]

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How Graduate Students Can Quickly Read And Comprehend A Scientific Paper

The coronavirus continues to dominate the news now with cities limiting gatherings to no more than ten people. Restaurants, bars, and local businesses are shutting down in the meantime to stop the spread of the virus. Colleges included. Classes continue for many graduate students as they move to a streaming platform, and researcher papers are […]

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What is the Method of Loci?

Mnemonic devices are little tricks that help you memorize important information. The Method of Loci is one of the most popular and well-known techniques that dates way back to ancient Greece. In Latin, Loci means is means location, or place. Many times you’ll hear the Method of Loci referred to as the memory palace. In […]

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 […]