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    I'm really struggling to learn anatomy. What's your revision technique?

    The part I have particular trouble is the bones, and the different parts areas of each bone (e.g. the acromium, coracoid process, surgical neck etc.).

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    The colouring books are quite helpful. Seriously.

    And the flashcards by Netters or Grays, though they are quite expensive.

    And lastly...rote memorisation...though that is extremely tedious.
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    My friends say it helps to study with other people- I haven't really done this yet, and I'm doing quite badly atm so I asked them for advice. Others also recommend flashcards or even better, drawing your own diagrams (doesn't really seem to be working for me but maybe i haven't done enough).
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    (Original post by dfjr)
    I'm really struggling to learn anatomy. What's your revision technique?

    The part I have particular trouble is the bones, and the different parts areas of each bone (e.g. the acromium, coracoid process, surgical neck etc.).

    thanks
    coloring books - yes they make you feel like a geography student but they do work! :yes: also I like drawing scaffy diagrams on rough bits of paper and working through a system. Or simply grab an atlas, cover up the names with a bit of paper and name all the bits you can, a bit primary school but very effective!
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    As well as the colouring books, I had a half-skeleton on loan from the college library, onto which I stuck lots of little labels for all the important muscle attachments etc
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    Colouring books are handy.

    I have a half skeleton but only get it out once a semester or so.
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    after all the posts, i might give the colouring book a try? any reccomendations as to which colouring book people like?

    im only 4 months or so into the course, but so far i really like drawing it out, and colouring it back in, that and netter's flash cards are good for on the go.
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    Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy
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    I always enjoyed drawing bones, nerves, muscles and blood vessels on people's bodies (consenting people of course) and this made things stick pretty well - especially as it gives you an idea of how it works in 3d. So grab yourself a friend (opposite sex, same sex, hey, its a free country) and get drawing!
 
 
 
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