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Improve your focus: The 'pomodoro' technique.

Coursework, data analysis, revision...  It can be hard to concentrate on a task all day, or even for an hour or two! Which, of course, can lead to procrastination, and to short breaks that become long breaks.

The pomodoro technique is a method of time management that encourages us to focus for 25 minute spells, each followed by a shorter break of 5 minutes or so.

WHY 25 MINUTES?

The exact time can depend on the individual - each of us has a...

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