How To Study When You are Tired

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Keep moving
Movement is a well-documented booster of electricity
it can also help to alleviate exam-time tension
It improve your ability to really recall what you are learning.
Aim to take a short break every 30 to 50 minutes for a stroll, a dance, or a few jumping jacks
Eat to sustain energy levels
While your brain is just 2% of your body weight, it's 20% of your daily intake of energy
Studies have shown that stressful psychologically draining activities
It is also necessary to eat in a way that retains your energy level while doing mentally demanding activities
Eat a higher proportion of:
Take a regular break
You're expected to take breaks for two reasons:
Recovers your energy
Calms your mind
take a 5-10 minute break every 50-odd minutes to regain your attention.
Make studying active
Reading and rereading class notes or textbooks can not be enough to hold you alive, let alone learn knowledge
Try one or more of the following to do this:
Transfer details to a:
map
cue card
diagram
table
Read it out loud
Teach your subject to a classmate
Do practice exercises
Create your own examples and practice exercises
Mind Mapping
create a mind map
Mind maps, like MindMaster, visually aid your studying process and make it more attractive.
Some common benefits of using mind maps are:
Ability to be creative and make studying fun
Mind maps are extremely flexible and cover almost all ranges of topics
Easy to reference back to when doing revisions to understand any concept
Get quality sleep
Sleep plays a significant part in
mood
concentration
inspiration
memory
keeping sleep a priority
Allow time for lunch, and keep to a daily sleep routine to help make it easier to learn
Drink plenty of water
Fatigue or sleepiness is also a sign of dehydration
mild to moderate levels of dehydration can affect short-term memory, attention, mathematical capacity, alertness, and perception
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