“achievement isn’t about doing everything, it’s about doing the right things.” Productivity is about saying no.
Focus and consistency are the bread-and-butter of being truly productive. Let’s take a look at the science behind how the brain works in the synthesis state, and what changes you can make for the better.
This article provides some excellent advice on studying. How many of the traps have you encountered? What have you done to improve the situation?
Are you finding it hard to recall concepts that you have read in your notes? Ever had the feeling that you definitely understood something, only to realise in the exam that you didn’t?
If these things are happening to you, it probably means you are studying wrong. (Sorry!) The most common methods used by students: summarisation, highlighting, rereading are actually some of the worst learning techniques. (Dunlosky et. al., 2013)