How can i stop talking to myself while studying?

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For some reason every time i try to solve some exercises i keep saying them out loud.
I can`t stand my voice anymore please help! x)
Anyone else has this damn problem?
 
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You could treat this as an opportunity. Record yourself with one of those small, handy electronic voice recorders. Critique your ennunciation. Try to improve it. Being aware of faults in your speech may make you self-conscious about speaking and thus urge you to silence. If your speech becomes excellent it may lead to a career in acting or doing voice-overs. "If you lose, you win If you win, you win."
 
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Anyone else has this damn problem?
Out perform whoever brought it to your attention, and you'll find that individual starts asking you for tips on how to emphasize critical points by stating them out loud.
 
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I'm sure you'll find someone to help you in a library.
 
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For some reason every time i try to solve some exercises i keep saying them out loud.
I can`t stand my voice anymore please help! x)
Anyone else has this damn problem?
Don't stop. Saying things out loud might help you memorize!
 
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Don't stop. Saying things out loud might help you memorize!
Why ? I advise him to use a correct recorder to listen to his voice a thousand times.
Your nickname describes correctly my personality. I like calculus III I took this spring.
 
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I noticed that I do this when I'm alone. Personally, I find it helps me think through a problem logically much easier.
 
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I have the same problem, except mine is worse. I find it hard to not talk to myself while taking a test, particularly during anything relating to math.
 
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To confirm what micromass said, verbalizing out loud is known to be a good way to increase learning.

The problem-solving ability of 18 learning-disabled high school students was increased by instructions to verbalize overtly
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6473044

Some people are more audio learners, some more visual, just as drawing out a problem to visualize helps some people, saying it out loud helps others. So, if saying it out loud helps, don't stop. :smile:
 
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I do this when I reading through a concept I don't straight away understand, I read it aloud, whether it be mathematical or literary.
It helps me understand what it is I'm reading, I consider it a learning technique, so it doesn't bother me.
 
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For some reason every time i try to solve some exercises i keep saying them out loud.
I can`t stand my voice anymore please help! x)
Anyone else has this damn problem?
It is your way of being. Also I heard that when you repeat something, you memorize it better)
 
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For some reason every time i try to solve some exercises i keep saying them out loud.
I can`t stand my voice anymore please help! x)
Put a duct tape over your mouth.

Zz.
 
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lisab
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Perhaps if your mouth was busy doing something else, you would study quietly. Have you tried chewing gum while studying?
 
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I always talk to myself when I study and to the walls and to the table, I'm special, I know ^^

It gets very exciting when I have a difficult problem - I, not only, talk to myself, I begin to argue, there are a few temporary parties formed and a heated battle will take place :D
 
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I always talk to myself when I study and to the walls and to the table, I'm special, I know ^^

It gets very exciting when I have a difficult problem - I, not only, talk to myself, I begin to argue, there are a few temporary parties formed and a heated battle will take place :D
:DD
 
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yea that voice in your head, it's called thought!
Perhaps if your mouth was busy doing something else, you would study quietly. Have you tried chewing gum while studying?
I use to do this so my g/f would stop shushing me =/

It did a lot of good actually since I've heard gum is really good for your jawline and obviously breath!
 
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I think it's healthy to talk to yourself, helps your brain remember something :)
 

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