I do not even attempt to give a synopsis of other books.
I believe it is mostly a waste of time.
They may tell you:
- To organise your work
- To have no clutter on your desk
- To have enough fresh air
- To go for walks
- And to have sufficient sleep.
- And so on.
Yes, it may help.
However, if you worked your way through the three steps in basic memory training, then that is the best basis for ‘good study skills’ that you can imagine.
The major issue I have with the traditional approach is that it is very ‘left brainy’.
Very logic and analytical.
There is nothing wrong with that.
However for ultimate performance you want to bring in the right side of the brain (creative, visual) as well, and even combine both sides (finding balance).
Now that sounds very academic.
Let’s go first to some common sense ideas, and then move on to some – most probably – very surprising ideas.