The Essential Study and Revision Guide for Anatomy & Physiology
Authors: Yvonne Wood and Erika Ayling
Number of Pages: 136
Publication Date: 2008
Whether you are returning to study after a break or are advancing into further education, this guide offers a wide variety of techniques to assist you throughout your course.
It embraces all learning styles and study methods; techniques are discussed to improve your memory and enhance class work and independant study.
Preparation for study is explained in detail so that you can achieve maximum benefit from each session. The advantages of both group and self-study are discussed.
Revision timetables are included, and exam techniques explained, in order to minimise the stress and anxiety associated with exam time. This guide can be used in conjunction with your course book, offering advice on all aspects of your study and revision.
This textbook has not been aligned with any specific syllabus or awarding body as good study skills and revision techniques are generic and universally applicable, regardless of syllabus or assessment method.
Section 1 - Preparing to study
How the brain stores memories
Improving your memory
Preparation for study
Physical requirements for successful study
Section 2 - Study Techniques
Study methods to suit learning styles
Defining important elements of each body system
Structures of the individual systems
Functions and processes
Techniques and tips for remembering key points
Constant reviewing of information
Section 3 - Revision Planning
The value of study buddies and study groups
When and how to prepare for the exam
Section 4 - Exam Preparation
Techniques for taking exams
Timing and preparation
Preparation for the day
Section 5 - Worksheets and reference material
Answer key for exercises
Anatomical illustrations for individual body systems
Wordsearches for individual body systems
Mix & match exercises
Multiple choice questions