Study habits…new insights

This NYT article touches on some empirical research about studying and learning that has not yet fully entered the educational world.  One point I want to emphasize:  the bit about multiple short bouts being valuable as opposed to single marathon sessions.  It takes planning and time management to make this happen, but you will reap rewards I think.  I was very surprised by the information about studying the same material in different locations being beneficial.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/07/health/views/07mind.html

NYTimes Online – Health
Forget What You Know About Good Study Habits
Published: September 6, 2010
Psychologists have discovered that some of the most hallowed advice on study habits is flat wrong.

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