all-nighter


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all-nighter

Graduate education A long, intense study session before an exam, intended to help a student maximize her grade in a particular subject, by studying all night; research suggests that memory retention is greatest after a good night's sleep than with an all-nighter. See Sleep hygiene.
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* Pulling an all-nighter only activates short-term memory when what is needed to recall and retain most facts is long-term memory.
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