Episode 95: Part 2/4 Cognitive Strategies for College Students – Attention

February 23, 2018
  • A few opening thoughts on the recent school shooting in Parkland, FL.
Key Info for this Podcast:
  • Attention: Needed in order to remember things
  • Conversational Attention
    • Ask Questions
    • Paraphrase
    • Recognize/minimize distractions
  • Task Attention
    • Active Breaks
    • Shorter study sessions
    • Consider your study environment
    • Leverage your supports/resources
    • Mind your circadian rhythm
  • Instructors
    • Make use of multi-media
    • Increase # of smaller projects
    • Make everything as accessible as possible
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  • Thanks to Rob Cavallo for today’s intro music. For more information about him or the music you heard today, you can email: peloquin17@yahoo.com

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