Optimising the use of note-taking as an external cognitive aid for increasing learning

  title={Optimising the use of note-taking as an external cognitive aid for increasing learning},
  author={Tamas Makany and Jonathan Kemp and Itiel E. Dror},
Taking notes is of uttermost importance in academic and commercial use and success. Different techniques for note-taking utilise different cognitive processes and strategies. This experimental study examined ways to enhance cognitive performance via different note-taking techniques. By comparing performances of traditional, linear style note-taking with alternative nonlinear technique, we aimed to examine the efficiency and importance of different ways of taking notes. Twenty-six volunteer… CONTINUE READING
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