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Are Weaker Students Overconfident and Underprepared?

This video from Dr Stephen Chew from Samford University discusses how students tend to underestimate how much time it takes to complete an assignment or to comprehend new material. There’s no easy fix with studying.  Studying involves focus, concentration and … Continue reading

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When you study, do you output as well as input?

Hollywood is remaking the classic 1986 movie, ‘Short Circuit’, about a robot called Number 5. When speed reading, the robot declares  ‘Need input . . . more input, more input!’ (at 0.53). Input Input is the action of entering information. Reading … Continue reading

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Mnemonic Method To Remember The Periodic Table

A mnemonic is a memory aid to help you remember things.  This video describes a way to remember the Periodic Table in Chemistry.  I wish I thought to do this when studying chemistry.  Simple yet effective.

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