Develop a More Effective Study Plan.

STEP 1: Understand Your Friend’s Situation. Imagine that one of your best friends is struggling with his classes. He aspires to graduate in exercise science and go on to earn a degree in occupational therapy, but he failed his first two chemistry exams. He’s feeling nervous about his performance and comes to you for advice. During your discussion, you learn that: he gets easily frustrated while working on chemistry problems after approaching them the way he has always approached problems in his other classes he is sleeping less than five hours a night he works on chemistry homework every Tuesday and Thursday night, but not on other days he always keeps his phone on vibrate to check if he gets messages while he studies he usually studies by re-reading the chapter he pulls all-nighters before exams Step 2: Develop a More Effective Study Plan. Based on what you’ve learned from your friend, create a more effective study plan for him. In a paper or PowerPoint slideshow, explain to him why his studying habits are ineffective and what steps he can take to improve his success in the course. Include appropriate vocabulary from this module on memory, as well as anything else you’ve learned about consciousness and problem-solving from our other modules.

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