To Cram or Not to Cram: 10 Recent Studies on Studying and What They Tell Us: "“Sit up straight in a well-lit area with no distractions” is what we’re told when it’s time to prepare for that big exam, presentation, or similar task. But how well does that old chestnut work? With more sophisticated technology in their hands, scientists have been able to uncover new advances in the field of how people learn like never before.
For once, you can actually take a break from studying or preparing to actually read ten recent studies on studying and what they tell us. Conducted by scientists, universities, and international experts, “cram” is a word you may grow to love or hate."