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Research on the Best Methods of Study

Scripture memorization can be a powerful practice that not only helps you to remember a truth but also to understand it better.

This idea draws support from a 2011 article in the journal Science about the effectiveness of different methods of studying for schoolwork. The article reported on research performed by Jeffrey D. Karpicke and Janell R. Blunt of Purdue University, which compared the effectiveness of several methods of learning.

New York Times author Pam Belluck describes one of the experiments in the study:

The students were divided into four groups. ...

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