Caio Amaral

Evidence Based Study Tips

Evidence Based Study Tips


Although re-reading improves concentration, it’s definitely not an effective way of studying

Highlighting / Underlining - Helps understand the text - Safe blanket -
Summarizing / Making Notes - Can be effective for learners who already know the subject.

Active Recall

Active Recall, Active Retrieval or Practice Testing, basically involves retrieving stuff from your brain.

“We learn a lot better taking things out of our brains than inserting new ones”

How to Apply Active Recall

Everything that you do that requires you to dump information will help you active recalling

How would I explain it to someone?

Write a note and a presentation explaining something to someone, and then, go back to the content and read it again.