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How Top Students Do Better than Others

Updated: Feb 18, 2021


Hey there, Congratulations on taking the first step into bettering your learning which is to actively try and improve! No one starts off at the top.

Let's dive into this weeks post. In this video, I simply summarize the research on How Top Students Do Better than Others. Since I was younger, Top students in my class would perform better than me in subjects and I was always curious why that was the case. The 2 TED Talks that helped me change the way I learn new information are linked below, I recommend watching these videos if you are serious about doing better in school with less effort.

Ted Talk 1 - What do top students do differently (Douglas Barton):

Ted Talk 2 - The power of passion and perseverance VS. IQ (Angela Duckworth):

Paper 1 (Duckworth, 2005) - Self-Discipline Outdoes IQ in Predicting Academic Performance of Adolescents:

Paper 2 (Butler, 2008) - Feedback enhances the positive effects and reduces the negative effects of multiple-choice testing:


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