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    I heard that your brain stops taking in information after about half an hour or so of revision, so I was just wondering...
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    I think a good place to start would be to try 45 minutes of solid revision then take a 15 minute break. Rinse and repeat.
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    Scientific studies point to 47minutes as the magic number, after which brain activity decreases rapidly. Subjects lost consciousness after 7 hours.
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    I usually try to go for about an hour.
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    around 45 minutes, 5 min break + repeat works well for me. Try out a couple of different timetables and see what suits you best, people have different concentration spans.
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    beeing dyslexic i have tried many ways, but the best i found is; action plan... when and what you are going to revise, when you're set breaks are.. so have a structured time table thing. set you're self like 4 things you want to revise a day, so have the boxes set for about 45 minuets.. take notes on thoes small paper cards, get the imporant info down.. then have a break do that throught the day.

    on the breaks avoid using the computer.. that was what got me... and i got a range between A-E (E - Maths due to dyscalcular)
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    This will vary between individuals, but somewhere between half an hour to an hour is probably best. I found that I work best in 30-minute sessions, with a five minute break in between and then a longer break of about 15 minutes every couple of hours.
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    I heard somewhere that you should do 20 minutes then a 5 minute break. Do this 5 times then have a break of 30 minutes
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    45 minutes then 15 minutes break
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    As most of us have said - about 45 minutes and then a few minutes break; many schools around the world have 45 minutes as the length of their lessons, with break in between each one.

    Rule of thumb, however, is feeling tired. If you feel like you're losing focus after half an hour, finish the task you are doing and take a break. Try to work for about 30-50 minutes during each little 'session' and take good breaks. Make sure you stay hydrated and get some snacks in there. Don't try to nap during a break -- google how to nap effectively (it is a skill!) and free an hour or so for it each day, if you are a person who likes to nap.

    Please don't work more than 7-8 hrs a day; its simply not worth it!
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlU-zDU6aQ0

    try this video, it has great ideas for effective revision
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    When I revise, I try and do one topic, then take a break, then sit back down and do another topic. If it takes a long time though, I will stop to make more coffee, then just continue.

    I guess its just finding the right balance for yourself.
 
 
 
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