Whether you’re a student on the night before a big exam or a teacher hoping to cram a presentation into your brain, you are probably using flashcards. A tried-and-true way to cram, flashcards have been all the rage for generations. Personally, I used them for almost every quiz, test, exam, and standardized test I had to take from middle school through college.
But how do flashcards work? Sure, you write a note on a piece of paper (or in an app) and then repeat the question and answer to yourself until you lock it away in your brain.There’s more to it though. There’s actually a couple different ways to recall information and, believe it or not, cramming actually doesn’t do as much as you’d think. Take a look at Course Hero’s latest infographic and let us know how you like to study!