I recently came across an article from Lifehack about studying efficiently. While I'm a big fan of productivity hacks, I don't think there is a one-size-fits-all approach to studying. Some people need to mumble out loud when they study. Others sketch, mindmap and doodle to see connections. Our brains are extremely complex mechanisms, and how we optimally learn is embedded deep within.
In the Storify below, you can find a few precise points of criticism I had on the Lifehack article: