Technique 4: Perfect Practice Makes Perfect

Besides the things we do while learning, we must also focus on the things we do while we aren’t studying. Elements like sleep and exercise have time and again been proven to enhance how much information we can retain, and we must focus on those activities to ensure we remain as productive as possible. While sleep is when our brain consolidates new information that we received while awake, exercise makes us alert and more receptive to learning, especially if we exercise just before studying. Unfortunately, both of these factors are often overlooked or shirked in favor of blindly trying to learn more and more.

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