Learning Resources

Below are a series of articles, tools and links to help you maximize your academic capabilities. These include materials generated by Learning Consultants at the ARC, as well as non-Duke experts. Using the menu below, you may filter this material to view information on the following topics:


Not All Stress is Bad

Left side: emoticons with title Is Stress Always Bad? Right side: Image of Dr. Bridgette Hard.
Dec 05, 2019

Psychology professor, Dr. Bridgette Martin Hard talks about different types of stress, and how the night-before-the-exam stress can actually be helpful!  read more about Not All Stress is Bad »

The benefits of a good night's sleep

The benefits of a good night's sleep
May 31, 2017

Let’s Begin… It’s 4am, and the big test is in 8 hours. You’ve been studying for days, but you still don’t feel ready. Should you drink another cup of coffee and spend the next few hours cramming? Or should you go to sleep? Shai Marcu defends the latter option, showing how sleep restructures... read more about The benefits of a good night's sleep »