How to Get the Most Out of Studying: A Video Series

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Video 1: Beliefs That Make You Fail…Or Succeed.
The first video examines common mistaken beliefs students often possess that undermine their learning. The video tries to correct those misconceptions with accurate beliefs about learning.

Video 1: Beliefs That Make You Fail...Or Succeed

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Video 2: What Students Should Understand About How People Learn.
The second video introduces a simple but powerful theory of memory, Levels of Processing, that can help students improve their study.

Video 2: What Students Should Understand About How People Learn

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Video 3: Cognitive Principles for Optimizing Learning.
The third video operationalizes the concept of level of processing into four principles that students can use to develop effective study strategies.

Video 3: Cognitive Principles for Optimizing Learning

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Video 4: Putting the Principles for Optimizing Learning into Practice.
The fourth video applies the principles of deep processing to common study situations, including note taking and highlighting while reading.

Video 4: Putting the Principles for Optimizing Learning into Practice

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Video 5: I Blew the Exam, Now What?
This video addresses what students should and should not do when they earn a bad grade on an exam.

Video 5: I Blew the Exam, Now What?

A playlist for the series of videos can be found on YouTube.