Study Methods and Motivation: A Practical Guide to Effective Study by Edwin A. Locke
For the serious student, this book offers a practical program for improving thinking and reading skills for long-term learning. Specifically, it explains how to understand, ask questions, and recall. Study Methods and Motivation goes beyond simply telling students to set goals, learn from mistakes, and stay calm during exams; it also explains how to accomplish these tasks. The techniques for taking notes, improving memory, managing time, and reading productively are especially helpful. In addition, the effective methods for dealing with boredom and fatigue, eliminating mental blocks, and coping with anxiety and failure will benefit student.