The Pomodoro Technique
The Pomodoro technique is a way of studying where you focus for a period of time and then have a break. You can define the time periods, but a lot of people find 25 minutes of study and 5 minutes break works well. You do this for 2 hours (4 periods of study) and then have a longer break.
In this video a Medical student explains how he has used and adapted the technique:
You can just use a timer, maybe on your phone or tablet, but below are some things that have been designed to help you with Pomodoro:
- Apple App Store: Pomodoro Focus Timer
- Google Play Store: Pomodoro Timer for Android
- You Tube video Pomodoro timer – to use in a minimized browser window: