How to learn effectively – Neuro-scientific strategies for academic success

Did you know that taking more breaks can sometimes help you learn quicker? Or that you can increase your retention from reading by 30% by doing a few simple things? In this session, you will learn some of the most important findings for effective learning, stemming from educational psychology and neuroscience, and how you can apply these insights your studying at Oxford.

Olav Schewe is the author of two international best-selling books on effective learning, Super Student and Learn Like a Pro (written together with NY Times bestselling author Dr. Barbara Oakley). Currently a DPhil Candidate at Oxford’s Department of Education and a member of the Next Level Lab at Harvard University, Olav focuses on how individuals can use strategies to improve their learning and performance.

Booking is not required for attendance, but if you do wish to register your interest in attending (link below) then you will receive a reminder email on the day of the talk.