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10 Overcoming Learning Challenges in Medicine from Dr. Barbara Oakley

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10 Overcoming Learning Challenges in Medicine from Dr. Barbara Oakley

Dr. Barbara Oakley is a renown instructor, author, and online course creator. Today she covers memory sciences and common pitfalls that medical students should be aware of. There are strong links between sleep and long-term neurodevelopment, which she will explain in greater detail. Despite your natural memory abilities compared to your peers, there are ways to even the playing field. Today’s discussion will elaborate on the scheduling and resource utilization needed to maximize your academic success.

Show Notes


How to Learn Efficiently & Overcoming Learning Challenges

Expect the Unexpected: Utilizing Older Study Materials, CourseHero, and Academic Relationships

Pitfalls in Medical Study Habits & Sleep Health for Neuroarchitecture

Focused vs Diffused/Default Learning Modes & Meditation

Bad Habits of Medical Students & Nature v. Nurture

Using Visualizations for Conceptual Understanding

A Walk Down Memory Lane

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Podcast Host

Chase is an MS, MBA-HA and MD/Ph.Dcandidate. He is the Founder and educator at MedEd University, which he began in 2014 to consolidate free educational resources for his classmates. He is the host of the Medical Mnemonist Podcast, creator of several medical education platforms, and is the CEO of FindARotation.

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