Marty Lobdell - Study Less Study Smart

If you spend hours and hours of studying, without improving your grades, or information retention, then learn how to study smart by Marty Lobdell. Lobdell taught Psychology at Pierce College in Washington State for 40 years. During Lobdell's career, he has taught tens of thousands of students and he wants students to succeed. After watching students cram for eight hours or more for a test without any improvement, Lobdell has developed a studying technique that helps the brain retain the information that you are studying in this video "Study Less, Study Smart"


  • Marty Lobdell
    Marty Lobdell6 ਸਾਲ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I had so many requests for my presentation "Study Less, Study Smart" that I wrote a book that covers all of the strategies on the video in greater depth and adds many more tips. Go to Amazon Books and search for Marty Lobdell, Study Less, Study Smart. Also available in Kindel format. Thanks, Marty Lobdell

  • Ayaz Akhtar

    Ayaz Akhtar

    2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Sir, thanks a lot for this really awesome and helpful video

  • vaniel godfrey

    vaniel godfrey

    8 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Thank you again so much. This would not could, help me in my Finals.

  • Jackson Girard

    Jackson Girard

    16 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I think I can represent any engineering students when I say I’m watching this at 1:30am in hopes to save my awful studying habits xD

  • Kohalik Kobras

    Kohalik Kobras

    17 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ


  • aston che guevara

    aston che guevara

    22 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    @Perpetuant He didn't say that facts are usless but he said that by knowing well (by understanding) well the concept then it will be super easy to know the fact. He was trying to encourage you to value the concept most and get to understand it and therefore you'll be easily getting to know the fact. Thank you!

  • Yara Hemin
    Yara Hemin8 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    thank you for changing my perspective towards studying

  • Dmitrii Oxen
    Dmitrii Oxen14 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Holy, let's see if I'll be a straight A student now😳

  • Darkless
    Darkless2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I Love this 9 years later!

  • Natalie N.
    Natalie N.3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ


    LAN PARTY4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Mr. Mackey is that you?? :D

  • birdie's world
    birdie's world4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    This made me more motivated to learn and try harder.

  • shagun
    shagun5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I must be a genius haha , I actually Learnered all these tricks by myself through trial and error , and they do work.

  • Sergey Voronezhskiy
    Sergey Voronezhskiy5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Ontogeny Recapitulates Phylogeny

  • vipassana gautam
    vipassana gautam6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Applied the basic principles - stopped this video at 25min, took a break, did some activity for 5min, sat down to write notes, added my viewpoints as a student & teacher and now resuming the lecture :)

  • Hyder_ Khurshid
    Hyder_ Khurshid7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Lost my interest in the video after 22:10. Will go on a break and then continue later..

  • Lisa
    Lisa7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    This was a great lecture!

  • Azzam Hussein
    Azzam Hussein7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I tried to summarize the whole lecture, and I'm really sorry if I made any mistake. I hope it helps you: 1. Break it up into small chunks and reinforce it. Find out what is funny to do during short breaks, and what is a great reward at the end of the consecutive studying hours. --------------------------------------------------------- 2. Create a study area. Turn your table and chair to make your bed behind you, so that you don't look at it and remember sleeping. Try studying at some study café. --------------------------------------------------------- 3. The more active you are in your learning, the more effective. The way to learn effectively is first you have to decide what you are learning: facts or concepts? Understanding the name of a bone is a fact, but understanding what it does in the body is a concept. If it's a fact use Google, references... etc. Concepts are more important. Learning only the facts is a waste of time, for example, I remember the lyrics of thousands of songs but do I know what are those songs about? I don't know what is 90% of the songs are about. Can you put the concept in your own words? If you can't; you don't really understand it. It's not meaningful to you, and to make it meaningful is a struggle that you need to do, or you're wasting your study time. Take the time to discover the meaning of it. What is the meaning of meaning? A meaningful piece is a piece that relates to something you already know. Ex: a file system, that you've already established, you add a new entry to it so it's all neatly organized, and it's very easy if you got a file system to add a new entry. A meaningless piece is a piece that does not relate to something you already know. So, how should you understand something brand new? You have to create a new entry. You should break it down. Tips of advice: A. Study groups are powerful & great. B. Read the whole thing (ex: 4 paragraphs) & then get back and read and understand the 1st paragraph again, one by one. C. Sleep well, have a good rest for your memory. D. Write notes during the class, and right after the class; sit down with your notes and expand on everything you wrote down, give it depth. If you want to do it after 2 hours you will have forgotten some of your own notes. E. Look for classmates and ask them for help. F. Active Recitation: The best way to learn is to teach somebody else. If there's no one, teach an empty chair, or write it out. --------------------------------------------------------- 4. How to use textbooks? Use "SQ3Rs": Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review. Survey: a textbook is not a novel, so you can go through the entire chapter and survey it. Question: you raise questions as you go through the survey, ex: what is X here? , what is Y..?...etc. Read & Recite mentioned before. Review: give yourself enough time to review what you've studied. We usually make a mistake when we start studying shortly before the exams which leaves us with NO time to review what we've studied. --------------------------------------------------------- 5. Acronyms and interacting images. Acronyms help you remember and memorize facts, terms, and idioms. Interacting images help you understand and also connect things together and memorize facts. ---------------------------------------------------------

  • Shreya Verma
    Shreya Verma7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Thumbnail...He looked like narendra modi😂😂

  • Robert Ragan
    Robert Ragan8 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Funny how 20 min in I'm thinking about random things. And then all of a sudden I realized to take a 5 min break, and it worked perfect.

  • Sunil Kulkarni
    Sunil Kulkarni8 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ


  • Maria Gabriela
    Maria Gabriela8 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    The best video I've ever saw about the topic. I'm a psychology student and I can really relate on those examples (and started to watch this vídeo with my computer at my dinner table haha) ❤️

  • Gamebreaker08
    Gamebreaker089 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I watched this video my freshman year of college. I left high school with 2.3 GPA and graduated college with a 3.8. I'm currently attending Medical School at the University of Mississippi.

  • Gamebreaker08


    5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    @Can Günen definitely!

  • Can Günen

    Can Günen

    8 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Do you think that the tips and advices in this video had any Role on your GPA?

  • sk2581
    sk25819 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    miss those days when they teached using board chalk and it made that screeching sounds 😊

  • Phua Tj
    Phua Tj9 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I love his lecture

  • hayat mahamud
    hayat mahamud9 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    my fav part 5:40

  • Andrew
    Andrew10 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    East europe teachers should follow these best practitioners from the west and maybe learn something from it.

  • bYTeHeaD
    bYTeHeaD10 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I don't know if it is an exception, but if I am reading world history books, I tend to go on and on without hating it, 8 hours on average non-stop. Maybe I just really really like world history. Having said that, If you really like what you are studying, is it an exception to that 25-30 minute studying chunks?

    FOXING10 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Wish I actually found this video before graduating 3 months ago from college with a low GPA.

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  • Doomer MC
    Doomer MC11 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I only watched 25 minutes of this video

  • Barsaa
    Barsaa11 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    This guy reminded me of Santa 🎅 the whole time 😂😂😂

  • Nam Hải
    Nam Hải11 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ


  • Sultan Guler
    Sultan Guler12 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Rhis video opened my eyes thank you I love it.

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    pTah's Live Cop12 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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    Sergio Rojas12 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ


  • truth prevails
    truth prevails13 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    wish i had this when i was in school. before i realized that i get depleted very quickly and need to hide from the world to recharge

  • priya Das
    priya Das13 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Worlds best study video. I see many videos related study. It is the main video of those videos ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤. I am very thankful for this video . Many many thanks and regards to Marty Lobdell☺

  • priya Das
    priya Das13 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    When I was in class 9th I was studying continuously 4 hours without tooking any break.😊😊 Then I was very happy and going to attend exam. After 1 day I felt headache .🤕🤕 . Then I realise that while studing breaks is very important for us .Now I am in 10th grade ☻.After 1 months I will give board exam .oh my gosh it's so scary!!. Ok bye now I am going to go to study!!!

  • Ahmed Mansury
    Ahmed Mansury13 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Instead of trying to remember it, think about it.

  • Dedra Lina
    Dedra Lina13 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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  • rebecca bie
    rebecca bie13 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    this just made me realise that uni lectures are actually not that hard and it is quite interesting

  • Khojiakbar Turajonov
    Khojiakbar Turajonov13 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I am watching this video in April of 6 instead of studying. It will be taking my 1 hour. Should I take break in the middle of video.

  • Khojiakbar Turajonov

    Khojiakbar Turajonov

    13 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I liked when he suggested drinks beer 🍺

  • Kameron Rylan
    Kameron Rylan13 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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  • one relaxilion - comfy, warm & relaxing sounds
    one relaxilion - comfy, warm & relaxing sounds14 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Marty rules since 2012 🚀

  • Zakaria Kirkuky
    Zakaria Kirkuky15 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ


  • Camonie May
    Camonie May15 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I'm really fed up with ur saying like "watch video of studying, instead of studying". It's too old and boring-.-

  • seldom speech
    seldom speech15 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I think this is my 6th time watching this, since 4 yrs ago really helpful

  • Bucky
    Bucky15 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Learning how to learn can teach how to teach.

  • cool beans
    cool beans15 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    At around 30min i started spacing out and reading the comments without realising is😂😂😂🤦🏼‍♀️

  • estela mino
    estela mino15 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    THANKS for sharing

  • Ingenius
    Ingenius15 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    The definitive guide to effective learning.

  • Adam C
    Adam C15 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I had 1 lecturer that showed this sort of enthusiasm in my final year now. I think that makes a big difference to our motivation and engagement.

  • Matthew Van Dyke
    Matthew Van Dyke16 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Does anyone know the study he refers to from the University of Hawaii, I would really like to read more about it.

  • william diggs
    william diggs16 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Marty made interesting point about not how long you study but study smart

  • Maria M!kinen
    Maria M!kinen16 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I study less , trying to be efficient . TY.

  • Chao Ng
    Chao Ng16 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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    Travis Bickle17 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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  • K&J
    K&J17 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Great teacher.

  • Nicholas White
    Nicholas White17 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I have an assignment due in 2 days that I haven't started

  • andre esteves
    andre esteves17 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    "its not gonna happen through osmosis"

  • Kurt H.
    Kurt H.19 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Somehow creepy that from exactly minute 31 onwards I couldn't concentrate so well that I had to rewind more often. I think I should take a short break lol

  • bloods swordman
    bloods swordman19 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    could someone give me some link to the study he is mentionning cause i'd like to use to convince a teacher to let us 5 min of break instead of doin straght one hour thx

  • saeed shakarami
    saeed shakarami21 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I just saw first 10 min and its completely bulllll shittttt 30 minute man the focus comes after 1 houre so as i said that was completely bullll shitttt

  • James Scarlet
    James Scarlet21 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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  • nottiEdogg music
    nottiEdogg music21 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    35:52 I'm just saving this timestamp to sample the audio later

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    Marcos Santana22 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ


  • GT
    GT22 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I think all of these are true not just for studying, but mostly for *working* as well.

  • Michael
    Michael23 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Is that shaped by TV patterns being about 25 minutes? watching less TV would that help?

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  • Shirls leveled up
    Shirls leveled up24 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I was listening to this while writing notes and as soon as it started to get easy to get distracted I checked the time and the video was 25 minutes in.....

  • Gray Matters
    Gray Matters24 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    It’s probably something similar with work. Fortunately, I’ve worked most of my career at ad agencies. They often have diversionary games there, like Foosball etc. it so helps to take a break and then come back to a problem. Change of scenery helps too. I can’t tell you how many of my best ideas came to me on the way to or from the restroom.

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    Sophie Zhang24 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Sq3r is awesome! Never heard of it but it applies to reading any kind of books.

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    Burt Reynolds26 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I stopped paying attention in 30 min

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    JoeEdwards26 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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  • Lisa Eiber
    Lisa Eiber27 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I watched this video about 2 months ago, when i was just entering a very stressful time (had to study for 7 chemistry and physics exams basically at the same time) and i thought why not apply those tips and see what happens. Well, I did and i passed every single one of them, even better than i expected and now i have my bachelors degree. Thank you very very much mr. lobdell!

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    Kiana Goudarzi27 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Absolutely pivotal.

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    Sina28 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    1.5x it feels normal

  • All About Teaching
    All About Teaching28 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I reviewed Math when I was drunk, next day I topped my Math exam. I was thinking if my classmates who drank with me the other night had hungover when we got that exam!🤣

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  • Ragheb Orfali
    Ragheb Orfali29 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Thx dude, this is making me pass all my classes(even physics)

  • Gam 44
    Gam 4429 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Viewers than subscribers

  • Fatma Sevde
    Fatma Sevde29 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Türkçe çevirisini nerden bulabilirim?

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    margherita bianco

    24 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    @Fatma Sevde Hoş bir tevafuk o zaman 😄. En kısa zamanda hedefimize ulaşmamız dileğiyle. 🎈

  • Fatma Sevde

    Fatma Sevde

    24 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    ​@margherita bianco Evet tam olarak oradan geldim :) Galiba bende o günlere erteleyeceğim gibi. İlk İngilizce öğrenen çevirisini yapsın o zaman :)

  • margherita bianco

    margherita bianco

    25 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Eğer videoya Bahadır isimli kanaldan gelmediyseniz, bu video Türkçe özeti niteliğinde çekilmiş. Türkçe çevirisini ben de bulamadım maalesef. İnşallah akıcı bir şekilde İngilizce konuşabildiğim günlere erteliyorum bu konuşmayı😅🎈

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    Z -29 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I study not

  • Nathan Hill
    Nathan Hillਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Total bullshit. I don’t buy it. Inefficient studying does not equate to not studying.

  • H M

    H M

    29 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    That is why you are here because you study inefficiently lol.

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    Gelia Banks

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    Snow Getpaid

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    Christopher coleman

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  • Saksham Dogra
    Saksham Dograਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    His voice is so soothing

  • Mike Morrison
    Mike Morrisonਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I was trying to go full screen but accidentally skipped to the end of the video after he said "I wish I had enough time, but I don't". Yeah I guess my thumb agreed.