FORGET what your teachers said, practice doesn't make perfect.
At least it doesn't when you practise over and over again without a break.
Sydney scientists have found learning improves when students take a rest from continuous study or training.
''It seems intuitive that every minute of study should make you better, but, actually, if you do too much it might backfire and you end up wasting time,'' said the study's lead researcher, Joel Pearson.
Via Gina Stepp, donhornsby, ThinDifference, Luciana Viter, Francisco Velasquez, Seth Capo