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Have you ever noticed how easy it is to get distracted while studying – even when you know you really don’t have time for Facebook, Snapchat, Cookie Clicker, or whatever else is calling you? This week we’re going to help you get a better handle on your focus and concentration and how to improve those skills.

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Resources:

Bottom-up and top-down attention: different processes and overlapping neural systems: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24362813
How to create a dedicated study space in your room: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JDkNOSUK1w
Cold Turkey: https://getcoldturkey.com/
StayFocusd: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/stayfocusd/laankejkbhbdhmipfmgcngdelahlfoji?hl=en
Forest: https://www.forestapp.cc/en/
Why Breaks are So Important: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkraRj8uAYQ
Deep Work by Cal Newport: http://calnewport.com/books/deep-work/

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