Infographic: flashcards

They've been around for decades, but when it comes to exam time flashcards can be incredibly effective
flashcard infographic
Engaging your metacognitive faculties: the humble flashcard

It is, apparently, all about Active Recall.

When it comes to exam time, it might be worth putting those energy drinks to one side and picking up a pile of index cards instead.

The reason? Well, as the following infographic shows, the humble flashcard - whether in its physical or digital form - is a surprisingly effective way of committing information to memory.

[infographic via Course Info]