learningishard: Why highlighting is bad news

Highlighting Is a Waste of Time: The Best and Worst Learning Techniques Some of the most common strategies for retaining knowledge are the least effective. Testing yourself is one of the biggies, as is revisiting material. From Time magazine
Why highlighting is a waste of time
so is re-reading and underlining
The best: Two Golden Rules
1. Constantly revisit the material
2. Test yourself
Courtesy of psychologicalscience.org
     
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