Science Says Keeping A Diary Could Make You Smarter
Jan 14, 2011 17:41
Research is indicating that keeping a diary can affect both college and high school students. Those who were prone to severe test anxiety displayed a score increase when they kept diary entries before they entered the exam hall.
Of course, writing isn't enough, they also have to specifically address their worries about the test. It appears this freed up their brains to focus on the test immediately afterwards, rather than the consequences.