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How to retain information in medical school





Brain-Based Techniques for Retaining Information in Medical

5/6/2014
04:57 | Author: Christina Harris

How to retain information in medical school
Brain-Based Techniques for Retaining Information in Medical

School of Medicine | Medical Student Education. Brain-Based Techniques for Retaining Information in Medical Education. <<All Academic Resources.

words and language, written and spoken; retention, interpretation and explanation of ideas and information via language, understands relationship between communication and meaning.

Resources: http://psychology.about.com/od/educationalpsychology/tp/effective-learning.htm ; http://quizlet.com/ ; http://www.businessballs.com/howardgardnermultipleinligences.htm.

Focus on learning in more than one way. Brain-based teaching strategies for improving students' memory, learning, and test-taking success. Instead of just listening to a podcast, which involves auditory learning, find a way to rehearse the information both verbally and visually.

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How well do you guys retain what you learn? Student Doctor Network

11/15/2014
04:26 | Author: Devin Garcia

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How well do you guys retain what you learn? Student Doctor Network

What tips do you have for retaining information?. Learning and retaining new information in medical school (or anywhere else) is a lot easier.

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How do you retain information from lecture? medicalschool - Reddit

11/14/2014
02:11 | Author: Christina Harris

How to retain information in medical school
How do you retain information from lecture? medicalschool - Reddit

I am a current M1, and I have found that I retain almost nothing from lecture. I hate to say it, but med school requires a lot of repetition.

I understand that not everything will come right away the first time I see it, but anything tips must be better than what is currently happening.

I don't go to lectures this year and watch everything on recordings at home on 2x speed. I now have four day weekends almost every weekend.

I didn't retain a thing from lecture. I'm not an audio learner.

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I second this idea. A lot of times (especially during first year) lectures aren't very high yield because PhDs will just talk about their own research or whatever new articles that they personally find interesting.

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Study Tips Medical Student Wellness Medical Education School

9/13/2014
12:32 | Author: Caitlin White

How to retain information in medical school
Study Tips Medical Student Wellness Medical Education School

Out of frustration, and because of a time crunch, he'll feel like he needs to move on, and doesn't retain the information. You may find yourself in a similar situation.

3. Self control is infiniy important. The difficult part is recognizing when you are daydreaming or losing focus and getting yourself back in check. Self control/discipline Catch yourself when you see you’re straying away from studying, and correct this behavior. If you can’t redirect your attention to studying after attempting to refocus a few times, you might want to consider step 4 (note: practice getting good at refocusing. This is the step most people need to practice. I tend to lose focus a lot, but I constantly work on regaining my concentration.

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The New Way Doctors Learn TIME.com

7/12/2014
02:45 | Author: Kate Thompson

How to retain information in medical school
The New Way Doctors Learn TIME.com

But exposing yourself to that same information multiple times over How can you learn like one of Kerfoot's Harvard Medical School residents?.

Divide up what you need to know—the text of a speech, the material on an exam—into smaller units, no more than a few sentences long. Then put the information into s scheduled to be sent to yourself at weekly intervals. You’ll find that your is making you smarter—no all-nighters necessary. To achieve the greatest memory-strengthening effect, mix up old and new material, and put the information in the form of a question to which you’ll have to recall the answer. How can you learn like one of Kerfoot’s Harvard Medical School residents? Most programs allow you to schedule the sending of messages, making it easy to create a spaced-repetition course for yourself.

And Kerfoot’s method is easily adapted by anyone who needs to learn and remember, not just those pursuing MDs.

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