Cognitive Psychology provides student readers with essential help with all aspects of their first course in cognitive psychology, including advice on revising for exams, preparing and writing course assessment materials, and enhancing and progressing their knowledge and skills in line with course requirements in cognitive psychology.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Lectures

How to Get the Most Out of Your Lectures

How to get the most out of your lectures

This section will enable you to:

  • make the most of your lecture notes
  • prepare your mind for new terms
  • develop an independent approach to learning
  • write efficient summary notes from lectures
  • take the initiative in building on your lectures

Keeping in Context

According to higher educational commentators and advisors, best quality learning is facilitated when it is set within an overall learning context. It should be the responsibility of your tutors to provide a context for you to learn in, but it is your responsibility to see the overall context, and you can do this even before your first lecture begins. Such a panoramic view can be achieved by becoming familiar with the outline content ...

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