overstudy

overstudy

(ˌəʊvəˈstʌdɪ)
vb, -studies, -studying or -studied
to study (something) too much (so as to be disadvantageous)
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And now, before I take up my tale, I want to anticipate the doubting Thomases of psychology, who are prone to scoff, and who would otherwise surely say that the coherence of my dreams is due to overstudy and the subconscious projection of my knowledge of evolution into my dreams.
He no longer abused himself with short sleep, overwork, and overstudy. He wrote nothing, and the books were closed.
(51) Referring specifically to the "singular spasmodic illnessses observed principally in women," he declared that "catalepsies, ecstasies, and all states of exaltation that are characterized by ideas and an eloquence that rise above the education and habits of the individual, are usually due to spasms in the organs of generation." (52) There was clearly a double-standard determinism at work in Cabanis's theory on the relationship between "lower-organ" spasms and evidence of intelligence: elsewhere in the Rapports, he maintained that visceral weakness of the dyspeptic, melancholic variety was not just a consequence of overstudy but a prerequisite for intellectual talent in men.
Second, don't overstudy. You may feel nervous or unsure about your knowledge on certain topics, but that's understandable.
She also challenges students to "overstudy"--doing assignments early, reading all recommended materials, studying with friends or "peer helpers" (Sciarini, Gross & Woods, 1997), sitting in the front of the class, arrange frequent conferences with the professor, and visiting the campus learning center.
There is no overstudy because Lowry is probably incapable.
* overstudy. This can involve doing assignments early, reading all recommended materials, studying with friends, sitting in the front of the class, arranging frequent conferences with the professor, and visiting the campus learning center.
In Earth in the Balance, protesting the stubborn denial of global warming, Gore wrote, "It is all too easy to exaggerate the uncertainty and overstudy the problem--and some people do just that--in order to avoid an uncomfortable conclusion....