Study Smarter, Not Harder

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ISBN: 978-1-77040-218-8

Number of pages: 224

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Become the confident super learner you’ve always wanted to be! This new 4th edition includes:

• New science-of-learning elements with a sharp focus on the practical application to study skills.
• How to handle pressure from your family and friends to get good grades.
• Current technology issues such as; distractions created by the internet, overcoming information age problems that harm your studying, and using technology to your advantage.
• Dated language and cultural references have been updated.
• Updated online resources.
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At school or at work, we are constantly challenged by having to acquire new skills and ideas as those we’ve learned become obsolete. By mastering the basic elements of complete study skills presented in this book, you can tap into your hidden potential for maximum performance and increased learning power.

Study Smarter, Not Harder debunks many of the myths associated with studying techniques. The practical exercises in this guide are immediately useful, making studying efficient and painless. This book will help you achieve your goals, whether you are aiming to pass the next exam, get into a post-secondary institution or a graduate program, or upgrade your job skills.

This book will answer questions such as:

  • How quickly can I learn the fundamentals of good studying?
  • Will speed-reading solve my problems?
  • Do women and men need to learn different study skills?
  • If I forget today what I read yesterday, what am I doing wrong?
  • How can I improve my memory and concentration?
  • Is cramming for exams such a bad idea?
  • How do I cope with a boring instructor?

At any age, at any time in life, you can increase your intelligence and learning ability. Study Smarter, Not Harder will show you how to learn — which is the most valuable skill you will ever learn.

Additional Info

Additional Info

Publication Date Aug 1, 2014
Market Global
PDF Preview Download URL
Edition Fourth Edition
Pages 224
Size 8 x 10
ISBN 978-1-77040-218-8
UPC 069635402184

Author Details

Author Details - Kevin Paul

Kevin Paul began his professional career teaching study skills at the University of Victoria. He has been a student service professional for more than 20 years and has talked with thousands of students about what it takes to be a successful learner. Currently he is president of Kihon Learning Systems, a company dedicated to helping students of all ages achieve success in their studies.


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