First year material is background for whole medicine
Read same day that it was lectured very important-key
learn before class
Listen the class
Review after the class- material,class notes,slides,videos.
Pomodoro techinque:– keep all devices in aeroplane mood.Keep alarm for 30 mins-do nothing but study,no getting up,no toilet,nothing,pure study.After 30 mins get to rest for 5 mins-do everything but study,go back again after 30 mins
Read books that are high yield.
Capacity of memory recall-Reading%,hearing 20%,practice or demonstration-30%,discussion or study group 50%,practice by explaining-70%,Teaching others 90%.
Use flash cards-question on one side and answer on other side-challenging yourself-Anki digital falsh cards.
Space repetition with flash cards-recall what you learn for long term repetition.
Review after 2 days or 3 days – see the flash cards again to increase recall.
Do not cram-its impossible to remember in case of emergency.
Develop reading quickly-read out loud,active reading has better retention.
Imagine your teaching in a class room.act like a teacher-use white board.
Highlight and underline as you read-keep pencil while reading.
How to study when you don’t want to-after your lunch,after your exercise-study after you done something-use pomodoro technique a reward.
Sleeping technique-if you don’t have a good sleep-you cant study,you cannot exercise-Take 7 hours sleep-take naps 15-20 minutes-don’t play on your phone before sleeping-half all the gadgets before you sleep-keep temperature cool.