Five steps to better memory recall

We all rely on memory and the ability to recall memories every day. Academic study places extraordinary emphasis on memory recall. Here are five simple steps to improve your memory recall as you study.   Break information into smaller chunks A lot of what we read and hear in academic contexts is complex and potentially …

Five ways to improve focus while studying

You’ve brewed your favourite coffee, assembled your study resources, checked your email, rechecked your social media accounts, and the cursor is pulsing on the blank screen of your writing device. You’re ready to do some epic study, right? Yes and no. You know what works best for you, but there are probably dozens of tips …

Six risks of theological study

Welcome to The Theology Whisperer, a series of short blog posts on theology and theological education.   When I published my post on the rewards of theology, and advised that this post was coming, a colleague suggested that one risk of doing theological studies is chinos and a tucked-in checked shirt. We all know the …