DOI: 10.1187/cbe.23-05-0092 ISSN: 1931-7913

A Study Planning Exercise Associated with Decreased Distraction Levels among Introductory Biology Students

Elise M. Walck-Shannon, Shaina F. Rowell, April E. Bednarski, Ashton M. Barber, Grace J. Yuan, Regina F. Frey
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Education

This article describes how students incorporated distraction into their study plans. During planning, students formed an implementation intention (IF[obstacle], THEN[solution]) statement. Students who planned for distraction obstacles reported less distraction during studying than students who planned for other obstacles.

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