Top Ten Countdown Tips to Exam Day – By Dr David Lewis

One week before your first exam:1. Check that you are on schedule for your revision. Have all the subjects being examined been allocated time ? 2. Remember to revise actively, by asking yourself questions, making notes and using visual imagery to strengthen your recall. Use past papers to test your knowledge. Practice creating networks from … Continue reading Top Ten Countdown Tips to Exam Day – By Dr David Lewis

Successful Exam Revision – By Dr David Lewis

Taking an exam is like preparing to run a marathon. The sooner you start getting into shape the better your chances of completing the course successfully. If possible, begin revising four to six weeks before your first exam so that the studying can be broken down into short, regular, sessions spread over many days rather … Continue reading Successful Exam Revision – By Dr David Lewis

Creating A Knowledge Network – The Secret of Studying Success – By Dr David Lewis

Have you ever come up with the right answer after apparently forgetting the question? You want to remember a name or a quotation, and although it’s on the tip of your tongue you just can’t bring it to mind. Then, some time later, that fact suddenly surfaces. If so then you have experienced your ‘Knowledge … Continue reading Creating A Knowledge Network – The Secret of Studying Success – By Dr David Lewis

Secrets of a Mistake-Proof Memory – By Dr David Lewis

A couple of thousand years ago Greek orators faced a major memory challenge. To make faultless speeches lasting several hours, and lacking such modern memory aides as cue cards or TV autocue machines to guide them, they were obliged to develop powerful and practical ways of remembering and recalling vast amounts of information. Not surprisingly … Continue reading Secrets of a Mistake-Proof Memory – By Dr David Lewis

A Dozen Ways to Improve Your Memory – By Dr David Lewis

Sleeping Aids Remembering Taking a nap or enjoying a good night’s sleep immediately after learning anything new helps that memory stick. New research has shown that during sleep – especially deep or slow-wave sleep – information transfers from a part of the brain responsible for short-term memories (called the hippocampus) to the cortex where it … Continue reading A Dozen Ways to Improve Your Memory – By Dr David Lewis

Staying in the Zone – By Dr David Lewis

“Acquiring the appropriate skills for voluntarily controlling unwanted anxiety and arousal is an important part of developing your mental game plan. These skills will enable you to reduce arousal levels when you’re feeling over-anxious and to increase arousal when you’re not feeling pumped up enough.” Stephen J. Bull – The Mental Game Plan Athletes speak of … Continue reading Staying in the Zone – By Dr David Lewis