Is it worth revising just before going to sleep?

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TheKingKay
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Should I revise just before I go to sleep or should I just go to sleep instead?
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It’s better to just sleep and replenish your energy before you begin revising, because if you are sleepy you aren’t gonna remember it anyway
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If you mean an hour or 2 before , and if it's a subject where you need to memorise quite a bit , I've found revising before sleeping is quite effective , given I recap at some point the next day. However cramming and revising into sleeping hours haven't proven to be as effective. You should note it's different for everyone and the only way to find out what's best for you is to try different things out.
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Should I revise just before I go to sleep or should I just go to sleep instead?
No its better to revise when you wake up for a very short sessions, as your concentration will be at its best (that is, if you've had a good sleep).
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Revising before sleeping can actually be one of the most beneficial times to revise. During your sleep your brain is creating memories and if you’ve just revised then the information will be fresh in your mind.
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Revising before sleeping can actually be one of the most beneficial times to revise. During your sleep your brain is creating memories and if you’ve just revised then the information will be fresh in your mind.
Exactly this. I've seen a BBC documentary on this and in my experience it works quite well , I'm not entirely certain where the "brain gets tired" stuff has come from , I'm assuming you've misinterpreted the question as "should i revise whilst sleepy?".
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