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Updated 17 October 2016

What’s the most potent study secret for students?

What’s the most potent study secret for students? It may well be a well-timed nap. According to research published in the journal 'Psychological Science' earlier this year, getting some shut-eye in between study sessions can reduce the amount of time required to relearn things while at the same time resulting in much improved long-term retention of facts. Psychologists have known for some time that sleeping after learning is beneficial, but the new findings indicate that sleeping between two separate study periods makes this strategy even more effective.

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