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31 WOOP and Evidence-Based Study Techniques with Dr. Daniel Saddawi-Konefka

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31 WOOP and Evidence-Based Study Techniques with Dr. Daniel Saddawi-Konefka

Episode 32. Dr. Daniel Saddawi-Konefka is a Harvard physician, program director for anesthesiology at MGH, and an educational researcher with several published articles on the topics of self-directed learning and residency education. Today, we will focus on how to increase study efficiency and utilize evidence-based study practices.

Show Notes


Evidence-based Studying and Self-Regulated Learning & Goal Setting vs Habits for Academic Success

Mental Contrasting with Implementation Intentions (aka Wish-Outcome-Obstacle-Plan or WOOP)

Hard Work Leads to Effective Learning & Creating a Healthy Study Routine

The Effect of WOOP vs SMART Goals and Control with Anesthesia ICU Residents

Mistakes for Students to Manage for Proper WOOP Implementation & When WOOP Fails


WOOP My Life

Academic Papers

Gabriele Oettingen Video Lecture


You can also reach Dr. Saddawi-Konefka via email.

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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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