Study Habits For the ADHD Student
If you’re a well-practiced student, you probably have your own system and set of practices for doing that job. Taking notes, studying, preparing projects, taking exams … you know what works for you, right?
It turns out, it’s pretty easy to develop a false sense of security in our own systems to the point that they might not actually be helping you do the real work of being a student. This week on the show, we offer the timeline for effective study habits — originated at the University of Arkansas — a simple, straight-forward process to help you learn to study effectively and deliver the results you want.
Links & Notes
I know, these are both iPad Pro focused, but I encourage you to watch them for process, not technology, if you’re thinking about how to engage in material.
- 🎥 Samuel Suresh: “How I Take Notes with My iPad Pro in Lectures”
- 🎥 Ali Abdaal: “How I take notes on my iPad Pro in medical school”
If you’re not on the market for a new note-taking system, do not click on these links. There be monsters! If you’re embarking on any sort of research — and you have fun with this kind of stuff — you might just find Zettlekasten and some of the software tools that enable it really exciting.
- 🎥 Shu Omi: “Zettlekasten Note-taking Method: Simply Explained”
- 🎥 Shu Omi: “How to take Smart Notes in Roam Research”
- 🎥 Curtis McHale: “Getting Started with a Zettlecasten System”
- 🎥 Curtis McHale: “What Makes a Good Zettlekasten Note”
- 👨💻 Roam Research
- 👨💻 Obsidian