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    Hi, I'm Andrew, a 2nd year undergrad studying for end of year exams.

    I've heard of people dictating their notes, recording their voice and playing it back to themselves while they sleep so that they can learn subliminally (I think that's the right usage of the word anyway), has anyone any experience of this? Does it work? Have you any good tips to make it work?

    Any advice at all is welcome.
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    Doesn't work. Of course it doesn't.

    Sorry.
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    (Original post by andrew300591)
    Hi, I'm Andrew, a 2nd year undergrad studying for end of year exams.

    I've heard of people dictating their notes, recording their voice and playing it back to themselves while they sleep so that they can learn subliminally (I think that's the right usage of the word anyway), has anyone any experience of this? Does it work? Have you any good tips to make it work?

    Any advice at all is welcome.
    I don't have any experience of this (I used to re-read my notes for GCSEs/A Levels until I could pretty much recite them), but I guess it depends on the subject. Whilst it may be helpful to get large quantities of material into your head, it could be counterproductive if your answers look too rehearsed and not sufficiently related to the question you're being asked. That's certainly been my problem in terms of writing Law answers - I'm so used to using a particular structure that everything looks formulaic. :erm:
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    (Original post by andrew300591)
    Hi, I'm Andrew, a 2nd year undergrad studying for end of year exams.

    I've heard of people dictating their notes, recording their voice and playing it back to themselves while they sleep so that they can learn subliminally (I think that's the right usage of the word anyway), has anyone any experience of this? Does it work? Have you any good tips to make it work?

    Any advice at all is welcome.
    There's been studies on this, and experts in sleep (don't know the professional name) always say that you shouldn't give your brain forced stimulus whilst you sleep, since it affects the brain's ability to reach 'deep' sleep. Affects are mild, such as a dependancy on this stimulus in order to go to sleep, but there aren't any noted benefits.
 
 
 
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