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Colour your notes: How vibrant highlighters can improve study habits


When it comes to studying, it’s not just about what you learn, it’s also about how you learn. In a world where information is abundant, the key to success is often found in the details – like the colours you use in your notes. Enter the world of vibrant Dry Highlighters from Trefoil – a study companion that does more than just accentuate text. It transforms the way you learn.

The Power of Colour

Colour-coding information has been proven to enhance memory by creating visual associations in your brain. When you highlight a term in yellow, for instance, you’re more likely to associate it with importance or urgency, making it easier to recall during an exam.

Why Trefoil Dry Highlighters?

Trefoil’s array of Dry Highlighters isn’t just a spectacle for the eyes; they’re crafted for the inquisitive mind. With a spectrum of colours at your disposal, these highlighters are designed to glide across the page, bringing a pop of colour that doesn’t smudge or bleed through the paper – perfect for the diligent student who makes notes on both sides.

Tips for Colour-Coding Your Study Materials

Categorise by Colour: Assign each colour a category. For example, use blue for vocabulary, pink for key dates, green for important characters or figures, and so on. This will help you quickly identify the type of information at a glance.

Highlight Sparingly: It can be tempting to paint your entire textbook in rainbow colours, but the key is restraint. Highlight only the essential bits – definitions, equations, and pivotal statements.

Create a Colour Key: At the start of your notes, jot down what each colour represents. This legend will guide you and any fellow students who may share your notes.

Use Colours to Prioritise: Choose a colour like red for high-priority items that are crucial for your understanding of the topic. Less critical information can be highlighted in more subdued colours.

Combine with Other Techniques: Pair your colour-coded notes with other study methods. Summarise key sections in your own words, and then highlight these summaries to reinforce the learning.

Review with Colours in Mind: When revisiting your notes, the colours will prompt you to remember the related information, aiding in faster and more effective review sessions.

The Long-Term Benefits

Colour-coding is more than just a study hack; it’s a learning strategy that promotes active reading. It encourages you to think about the material as you go, categorising information and assessing its importance. This deeper level of processing aids in understanding and memory retention.

Aesthetic Motivation

There’s also an aesthetic pleasure in a well-organised, colour-coded notebook. It’s visually appealing, and this attractiveness can provide a motivational boost. You’re more likely to want to study when your material looks good.

In conclusion, Trefoil’s vibrant Dry Highlighters are not just about making your notes look attractive; they’re a gateway to a more organised, efficient, and effective study routine. So, the next time you sit down with your notes, unleash the colours and watch your study habits transform. With Trefoil, let colour be your guide to academic success.