Willingham's advice has been incredibly useful as my son heads into finals this season.
Interestingly, my son seems as intrigued by the study advice as I am, and wants to read the articles and book for himself when school ends.
(cross-posted on Perfect Score Project)
And speaking of books, I am currently obsessed with brain/how we learn books. In the past month I have read:
Moonwalking with Einstein (about memory -- but includes brain research)
What Can I do to Help my Child With Math When I don't Know Any Myself (GREAT study advice)
The Shallows (I'm about 3/4 done. Well worth the read. I'm identifying strongly.)
About to read: