You probably noticed that your learning outcomes not always depend on the time you spend studying. Sometimes hours of looking into the book and rereading mean nothing. In other cases, only half an hour of working with course materials makes a huge difference.
Mystery, nah? It's all about the mechanisms through which your brain functions. The key to success in college is not simply studying, but studying effectively. And here are 5 cool psychology tricks to boost your cognition and show you how to succeed in college without going insane.