Academic performance, Exams, Memory

Enhancing memory recall for exams

Photo by Jeswin Thomas on Unsplash Preparation for final exams may not seem like an urgent priority right now. They're months away, right? Well, yes, they are months away for most of you... however, by bedding down an effective revision strategy now, you will be very well prepared come exam time, leading to improved confidence,… Continue reading Enhancing memory recall for exams

Academic performance, Mindfulness, Nature

Is green space linked to grades?

A detailed new study that was recently featured in The Conversation has provided some fascinating insights into poorly realised contributors to academic performance: the levels of nearby green space and traffic pollution. Joep Claesen and colleagues compared academic performance (NAPLAN scores in reading, writing, spelling, grammar, punctuation and numeracy) with the levels of greenery around… Continue reading Is green space linked to grades?