What is the popcorn effect? It is a high performance exam technique. It debunks the classic ‘mark a minute’ pressure that students can sometimes feel.
This technique is the complete opposite of the ‘mark a minute’ advice that students can sometimes be given. Feeling that you have to score a mark a minute usually does one thing – ramps up your fear and anxiety as soon as you get into the exam. You feel that you need to be scoring marks instantly – from the first few moments and if you are not – then you are already behind!!! Continue reading