Studying for the SAT/ACT? Get this book.

Based on discoveries from the Science of Learning, Study Smarter is the essential book you need to help you study for the SAT/ACT.

Surprising Insights from Study Smart:

Cramming Is A Waste of Time
Tests Are Your Friends
Visualization is Powerful

Study Smarter. Not Longer.

Instead of cramming, use the spacing effect to schedule study sessions across time. You'll learn more and remember it longer.

Test More. Forget less.

Frequent testing forces your mind to retrieve the facts from your brain, building stronger memory and more durable learning.

See Your Future.

Process-based visualization techniques can help you achieve the outcome you want, provided you put them into action.

In Study Smart, Soderstrom has delivered a tight, witty, and precise guide to studying. It's the kind of book that is more than useful; it keeps you company. I wish I had that company in some of my lonelier moments preparing for the SAT and other intimidating tests.

Benedict Carey, author of How We Learn

A great test prep book that gives you immediately useful insights based on sound science. This book will not only help you master the SAT/ACT it will also help improve all of your learning.

Barbara Oakley, Ph.D., author of A Mind for Numbers and co-instructor of Learning How to Learn, the world's most popular online course

Easy to read and easy to use, this book will prove an indispensable guide for students preparing for the SAT/ACT and for students seeking to maximize their GPA while minimizing their study time.

Daniel T. Willingham, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at the Univeristy of Virginia and author of Raising Kids Who Read

Anchored by the science of learning, this book provides an admirably accessible and cutting-edge guide for how students can effectively study for the SAT/ACT.

Mark A. McDaniel, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Washington University in St. Louis and co-author of Make it Stick

Meet the author

Nicholas Soderstrom, Ph.D.
Nicholas (Nick) Soderstrom is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Dickinson College. He received his doctorate degree in Cognitive Psychology from Colorado State University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is an expert in human learning and memory and has been recognized for his excellence in both teaching and research.

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