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50 First Dates is a romantic comedy starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. Henry Roth (Sandler) is a veterinarian who admits to having difficulty with relationships. Lucy Whitmore (Barrymore) is an art teacher living in Hawaii. The two meet in a café one morning and hit it off, so they decide to meet again. The next day, Henry comes to the cafe and starts talking to her, but she doesn’t recognize him. A café waitress explains that Lucy has anterograde amnesia (which is actually referred to as “Goldfield Syndrome” in the movie) from a car accident that occurred several months ago. Lucy cannot recall anything between the day of the accident and the present. At night, during her sleep, all memories from the past day are erased, and she wakes up believing every day is October 13, 2002. Lucy’s father, Marlin, and brother, Doug, have to re-enact the same events every day so that Lucy doesn’t learn about her accident. If she knew, not only would she have to deal with her severe condition, but she would also learn that her mother died in the accident. Henry begins to fall in love with Lucy, but since she doesn’t remember him, he comes up with new ways for her to meet him each day. When Lucy discovers the truth, Henry and her family realize that they can’t hide it from her forever. They make video tapes for her to watch every morning so she can understand her situation and her relationship with Henry. They continue to love each other, and they go on multiple ‘first dates’, as Henry always hopes that eventually she’ll remember him. Lucy overhears Henry talking to Marlin about cancelling his trip to be with her, so she decides to break up with him. Shortly after departing for his trip to sea, Henry thinks that Lucy remembers him, so he turns back and goes to see her, but she says she only recognizes him from a dream. Several years later, Lucy wakes up and cries as she watches the video of past events in her life, including her marriage. She realizes she is on a boat with Henry and Marlin, as well as her daughter.
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50 First Dates is a romantic comedy starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. Henry Roth (Sandler) is a veterinarian who admits to having difficulty with relationships. Lucy Whitmore (Barrymore) is an art teacher living in Hawaii. The two meet in a café one morning and hit it off, so they decide to meet again. The next day, Henry comes to the cafe and starts talking to her, but she doesn’t recognize him. A café waitress explains that Lucy has anterograde amnesia (referred to as “Goldfield Syndrome” in the movie) from a car accident that occurred several months ago. Lucy cannot recall anything between the day of the accident and the present. At night, while sleeping, all memories from the past day are erased, and she wakes up believing it is October 13, 2002. Lucy’s father, Marlin, and brother, Doug, have to re-enact the same events to prevent Lucy from learning about her accident. If she knew, not only would she have to deal with her severe condition, but she would also learn that her mother died in the accident. Henry begins to fall in love with Lucy, but since she doesn’t remember him, he comes up with new ways for her to meet him each day. When Lucy discovers the truth, Henry and her family realize that they can’t hide it from her forever. They make video tapes for her to watch every morning so she can understand her situation and her relationship with Henry. They continue to love each other, and they go on multiple ‘first dates’, as Henry always hopes that eventually she’ll remember him. Lucy overhears Henry talking to Marlin about cancelling his trip to be with her, so she breaks up with him. Shortly after going to sea, Henry realises Lucy remembers him, so he turns back and goes to see her, but she says she only recognizes him from a dream. Several years later, Lucy wakes up and cries as she watches the video of past events in her life, including her marriage. She realizes she is on a boat with Henry and Marlin, as well as her daughter.

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Henry Roth lives in a Hawaiian paradise with the company of endless women with no strings attached. This is until he meets Lucy Whitmore. Both Henry and Lucy enjoy the company of each other and feel the start of a serious relationship occurring. Approaching Lucy the next day, Henry is confused when Lucy fails to recognize him. This is the moment Henry discovers that Lucy actually suffers from short term memory loss and can't remember each individual day. Henry won't let this stop him and is prepared to make her fall in love with him all over again, each and every day. Written by FilmFanUk
Henry Roth is a veterinarian living in Hawaii who enjoys the company of vacationing women. He leaves the playboy life behind after he falls for Lucy, who suffers from short-term memory loss. Since she can never remember meeting him, Henry has to romance Lucy every single day and hope that she falls for him. Written by IMDb Editors
SYNOPSIS
Henry Roth (Adam Sandler), a womanising marine-life veterinarian living in Hawaii, meets Lucy Whitmore (Drew Barrymore), an art teacher, in a café one morning. They hit it off and agree to meet in the café the next morning. The following day, however, Lucy claims not to know Henry. The café owner pulls Henry aside and explains that Lucy suffers from anterograde amnesia (called 'Goldfield Syndrome' in the movie) as a result of a car accident she was in a year earlier. Her condition has left her with no memory of anything between the day of the accident and the present, because she is incapable of converting short-term memories into long-term memories. At the beginning of each day, she loses all memory of the past day. She innocently believes every day to be October 13, 2002. Her father, Marlin (Blake Clarke), and brother, Doug (Sean Astin), attempt to re-enact the activities of October 13, her father's birthday, every day, to prevent her from suffering from learning about the accident.

Realizing that he is beginning to fall in love with Lucy, Henry sheds his philandering ways and begins devising new ways to meet her again every day, hoping that one day she will retain her memories - and feelings - for him. Henry and Lucys family eventually realize that they cant lie to her about what has happened forever, and so instead begin to leave video tapes for her to watch each morning, explaining her situation and relationship with Henry. They go on many dates and over time, Lucy begins to reciprocate Henrys feelings, even going so far as to accept his marriage proposal. One morning, however, she overhears Henry telling Marlin that he has canceled his plans to sail to the Arctic on a research expedition - something he had been planning and saving money for 10 years - in order to be with Lucy. Not wanting to be the person to hold him back, she ends the relationship and commits herself to a specialist unit in hospital, allowing herself to forget all about Henry. A heartbroken Henry, meanwhile, finally saves the money needed to begin his trip, and, after a farewell from Marlin and Doug, sets sail. Shortly after departing he realizes that Marlin had hinted that Lucy had indeed remembered Henry, and he rushes back to the hospital to see her. Upon seeing him again, Lucy explains that she still doesnt know who Henry is, but that she has somehow remembered his face and she had a dream with him in it, as evidenced by the many paintings and pictures she has produced of him whilst in hospital. Knowing that this is proof of the love she has for him, and he for her, the couple reunite.

Several years later Lucy wakes up in a strange bed with a video tape on the night stand next to her, reading "Good Morning, Lucy". She watches it, and cries as she relives her accident while the tape explains everything that has happened, including scenes from Henry and Lucy's wedding. She then looks out the window and is shocked to find out that she's on a boat in the Arctic. She comes out onto the deck of the boat to be greeted by Henry as well as her father and her young daughter sailing on Henry's ship, his dream finally fulfilled.
50 First Dates is a 2004 American romantic comedy film directed by Peter Segal and written by George Wing. The film stars Adam Sandler as a woman-chasing veterinarian and Drew Barrymore as an amnesiac, along with Rob Schneider, Sean Astin, Lusia Strus, Blake Clark, and Dan Aykroyd.
Most of the film was shot on location in Oahu, Hawaii on the Windward side and the North Shore. Sandler and Barrymore won an MTV award. This is the second of their two films to date as costars, the first being The Wedding Singer.
The fictitious memory impairment suffered by Barrymore's character, Goldfield's Syndrome, is similar to short term memory loss and Anterograde amnesia.
Plot
Henry Roth is a veterinarian at Sea Life Park on the island of Oahu who has a reputation of womanizing female tourists. He shows no interest in committing to a serious relationship and his closest friends are Ula, a marijuana-smoking Islander; his assistant Alexa, whose sexuality and gender is unclear; and Willy, his pet African penguin.
One day Henry’s boat The Sea Serpent, breaks down while he is sailing around Oahu. He goes to the Hukilau Café to wait for the coastguard. There, he sees a pretty young woman named Lucy Whitmore, who makes architectural art with her waffles. Henry assumes she is a local, which prevents him from introducing himself, but the next day he comes back. Lucy and he hit if off instantly and she asks him to meet her again tomorrow morning.
However, when Henry goes back to the café, Lucy shows no recollection of ever meeting him. The restaurant owner Sue (Amy Hill) explains to Henry that a year ago, Lucy and her father Marlin went up to the North Shore to pick a pineapple for his birthday. On the way back, they got into a serious car accident that left Lucy with Goldfield Syndrome, a type of anterograde amnesia. She wakes up every morning thinking it is Sunday, October 13 of the last year. To save her the heartbreak of reliving the accident everyday, Marlin and Doug, Lucy’s lisping steroid-addicted brother, relive Marlin's birthday by doing numerous tasks, including putting out October 13th's newspaper, watching the same Vikings game, and refilling Lucy’s shampoo bottles.
Despite Sue’s warning, Henry decided to try and get Lucy to have breakfast with him. Eventually he does, but it ends poorly when Henry accidentally hurts Lucy’s feelings. He follows her home to apologize where Marlin and Doug instruct Henry to leave Lucy alone. Henry begins concocting ways to run into Lucy through the following days such as pretending to have car trouble, creating a fake road block and by having Ula beat him up. Eventually, Marlin and Doug figure this out due to Lucy singing The Beach Boys "Wouldn't It Be Nice" on the days when she meets Henry.
One day, as Henry is about to sit with Lucy at breakfast, she notices a police officer writing her a ticket for her expired plates. Lucy attempts to argue that they are not yet expired, and takes a newspaper to prove herself, but sees that the date on all the newspapers is not October as she thought, and Marlin and Doug are forced to admit their ruse when she confronts them.
Henry comes up with an idea to make a video explaining to Lucy her accident and their relationship and play it every morning for her. She watched the tape and is hurt, but eventually comes to her senses and she is able to spend the day by picking up where the tape says she left off. She spends more time with Henry and goes to see some of her old friends. Lucy decides to erase Henry completely from her life after learning of his decision to not take a sailing trip to Bristol Bay to study walruses, something that has been in planning mode for the past 10 years. He feels he cannot leave Lucy for the year it will take him. Henry reluctantly helps her destroy her journal entries of their relationship.
A few weeks later, Henry is preparing to leave for his sailing trip. Before he goes, Marlin tells him that Lucy is now living at the brain institute and teaching an art class. He also tells him that she sings. Then, he gives Henry a Beach Boys CD. Listening to the CD, Henry becomes emotional and curses Marlin for giving him the CD and making him feel so emotional. He then remembers that Marlin once told him that Lucy always sings after she meets him. He then realizes that Lucy remembers him and turns around to go home. She says she does not remember, but that she dreams about him every night and paints pictures of him. They reconcile.
Some time later, Lucy wakes up and plays the tape marked “Good Morning Lucy”. It again reminds her of her accident, but ends with her and Henry’s wedding. From the tape, Henry says to put a jacket on and come have breakfast when she is ready. Lucy then sees that she is on Henry’s boat, which finally made it to Alaska. She goes up on deck and meets Marlin, Henry and their young daughter, Nicole.
Cast
* Adam Sandler as Henry Roth, a marine veterinarian with a talent for wooing women and a fear of commitment * Drew Barrymore as Lucy Whitmore, Henry's love interest with short-term memory loss * Rob Schneider as Ula, Henry's marijuana-smoking, native Hawaiian assistant; he is unhappily married to an overweight native woman and has five young, athletically talented children * Sean Astin as Doug Whitmore, Lucy's older brother, a lisping, steroid-dependent bodybuilder * Blake Clark as Marlin Whitmore, Lucy's father, a professional fisherman * Lusia Strus as Alexa, Henry's ambiguously gendered assistant * Dan Aykroyd as Dr. Keats, a physician specializing in brain disorders * Amy Hill as Sue, the Hukilau café manager and friend of Lucy and her late mother * Pomaika'i Brown as Nick, the Hukilau café chef. * Allen Covert as Ten-Second Tom, a hospital patient with severe memory impairment * Missi Pyle as Noreen, a tax attorney Henry meets at a bar but then tries to fix up with Alexa * Maya Rudolph as Stacy, pregnant woman at beach party * Kevin James as Factory worker * Lynn Collins as Linda * Joshua Seth (uncredited) as a Painter * Dee Bradley Baker (uncredited) as a man at the restaurant
Production
The film was originally titled "50 First Kisses", but this was changed to avoid confusion with Never Been Kissed, another film with Drew Barrymore.[1]
[edit] Locations
Most of the film was shot on location in Kaneohe, Kaʻaʻawa, Wahiawā, Makapuʻu, and Waimānalo, Oahu, as well as in Kāne'ohe Bay. To save money (because of the high cost of filming outside of the studio zone), some interior scenes (such as inside the Whitmore residence) were shot on sets in Los Angeles carefully decorated to look like they were in Hawaii.
The walrus tank is actually in Vallejo, California's Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, and the golf course is in Los Angeles, California. Real-life sea lion trainer Michael Osborn appears in the film as himself. The boat "Sea Serpent" was a 51' Formosa; The boat's real name is Viking Spirit and it is berthed in Ko Olina, on Oahu.
The movie also makes reference to the film Tommy Boy by mentioning Callahan Auto (the company Chris Farley's character, Tommy, is trying to save) and the town of Sandusky, Ohio where the company is located.
Critical reception
The film received mixed reviews from critics. Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a score of 44% based on 172 reviews, and the site's consensus states [that the] "Gross-out humor overwhelms the easy chemistry between Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, who bring some energy and yucks to this tale of a girl with short-term memory loss and the guy who tries to get her to love him." [2]
Critics who enjoyed the film (such as The New York Times reviewer A.O. Scott) praised the uplifting story while lamenting the seemingly excessive and incongruous amount of crude humor and drug references.[citation needed] Roger Ebert gave it three out of four stars, saying "The movie is sort of an experiment for Sandler. He reveals the warm side of his personality, and leaves behind the hostility, anger and gross-out humor... The movie doesn't have the complexity and depth of Groundhog Day... but as entertainment it's ingratiating and lovable."[3]
Sandler and Barrymore won the award for Best On-Screen Team at the MTV Movie Awards. The two actors, who had previously worked together in the popular film The Wedding Singer, are said to regard 50 First Dates as one of their favorite personal efforts.[citation needed]
Fictional medical condition
In an article in the BMJ on depictions of amnesia in film, clinical neuropsychologist Sallie Baxendale writes that 50 First Dates "maintains a venerable movie tradition of portraying an amnesic syndrome that bears no relation to any known neurological or psychiatric condition".[4] However, a 2010 article in the Daily Mail newspaper claimed a similar condition afflicted a UK woman who cannot remember anything after 1994 as a result of two car accidents (one in 1985 and the other in 1990).[5] The article quotes Dr. Peter Nestor, a neuroscience specialist at Cambridge University, who said "It is reasonably rare to have this kind of amnesia but it does exist."
In 2010, researchers described a woman who developed the kind of memory impairment after she was involved in a car accident. She described that her memory was normal for events on the same day and that overnight memories for the previous day were lost. However, a neuropsychological test did reveal some improvement in recall for tasks which she had, unknowingly, performed the previous day. Though the woman claimed not to have seen 50 First Dates prior to her 2005 accident (but has watched it several times since), she stated that Drew Barrymore was her favorite actress, leading researchers to conclude that her condition might have been influenced by some knowledge of the film's plot, and its impact upon her understanding of amnesia. |
50 FIRST DATES
A romantic comedy set in Hawaii, 50 First Dates stars Adam Sandler as Henry Roth, a marine biologist who has perfected a love ‘em and leave ‘em routine with countless vacationing women. That is, until he meets and falls head over heels for Lucy Whitmore (Drew Barrymore), a gorgeous, talented artist suffering from short-term memory loss. Since she can never remember meeting him, Henry must commit to winning Lucy’s heart over and over again with every new day.

Animal Action Summary
Henry’s job at the marine park puts him in constant contact with several graceful dolphins, a gregarious walrus named Jocko, and Willie, the playful penguin. These animals perform all manner of hilarious tricks one would expect to see in such an environment. The film also contains mild to moderate action involving some chickens pecking outside of the Whitmore home and the Houkilau Café, and a roving cow that causes Lucy’s car accident.

Jocko the Walrus
All of the aquarium scenes took place at Six Flags Marine World in Vallejo, California, where regular park trainers coached the walruses, dolphins and penguins that appear in the film. The actors worked directly with the animals under the close supervision of these aquarium trainers as well as Animals of Distinction head trainer, Steve Berens.

In an early scene, Henry rushes to the aid of Jocko, a 1,200-pound walrus who languishes | | | | | | on the ground in his habitat and appears quite ill. Henry calmly strokes the walrus's face while Alexa (Lusia Strus) his androgynous assistant grabs some fish from a barrel to rouse the ailing animal. Henry moves to examine the walrus’s abdomen, and on the count of three, the actor pushes down on Jocko’s stomach, causing the walrus to let out a deafening belch and shower Alexa with a tsunami of vomit. It seems Henry has trained Jocko to hurl on cue, for the vivacious walrus next appears doing a victory dance as he high-fives his human accomplice.
As one would hope, Jocko’s projectile vomit was computer generated. The walrus was trained to open his mouth on cue, and the production filmed a reverse shot of the odious substance cascading over Alexa. This scene took place in the walrus’s compound at the marine park, and the barrel of fish seen here contained the animal’s usual food.

For the scene in which Henry attends to Jocko’s oral hygiene, two aquarium trainers verbally cued the walrus to open its mouth, and upon action, the actor brushed the animal’s teeth as he held its mouth open. A trainer stood off camera nearby throughout the shot, and after about 30 seconds of brushing, he directed Jocko to head into the pool.

Henry later uses sonogram equipment to examine a sea lion and determine that she is pregnant. Berens confirmed that the production used a fake sonogram machine for this scene and that the animal was not actually pregnant.

In a night scene at Walrus Cove, Henry introduces Lucy to Jocko. The walrus offers up a flipper for Lucy to shake and nods his head vigorously to Lucy’s questions about her relationship with Henry. To achieve this action, trainers stood off camera behind the actors and cued the walrus to “shake hands” as the actress approached and touched his flipper. Trainers similarly cued the animal to nod his head up and down when Lucy quizzed him.

With a brilliant display that includes waving, blowing kisses, burping, and playing peek-a-boo, Jocko exudes considerable charm when Henry visits to bid him farewell. During their poolside chat, an off-screen trainer cued the animal to “blow kisses” and the walrus touched a flipper to his nose. Henry then stands up and gives Jocko a kiss on the whiskers before walking out of frame. Again, the unseen trainer coached the walrus to shake his head “no” and cover his eyes before a close-up focuses on the animal doing a “head back” pose and burping. The animal received ample preparation with the actor for this scene, and many food rewards for a job well done.

In one of the film’s final scenes, four female walruses –supposedly smitten with Jocko – kiss each other in a lineup. Trainers easily achieved this action while standing unseen on the deck of the exhibit and signaling for the animals to kiss each other and then jump in the tank.

Willie the Penguin
The penguin star of this movie belongs to the marine park’s bird show and is crate trained and handled often. After Jocko throws up on Alexa, Willie the penguin laughs heartily from the sidelines. For this sequence, trainers brought the bird over in a crate and released him to walk over to his mark. Willie looked around for a few moments until trainers called the penguin back over to his crate. As a safety precaution, crew members fenced off the walrus pool so that the animal could not escape into it, and the walrus was kept away from Willie.

When Willie sits on a table in Henry’s office observing Ula’s (Rob Schneider) rudimentary surgery, the actor feeds the penguin a tasty morsel of mackerel. Three trainers on set worked with four penguins for this scene. Trainers placed the penguin on the table and gave it verbal commands to stay or walk from A to B. The crew padded the sides of the table to eliminate any sharp edges, the area was air-conditioned, and trainers spritzed the birds’ plumage often to retain moisture.

In a later scene, Henry bathes the penguin and then rewards him with a sundae. Though extremely realistic in appearance, props technicians actually concocted this delectable sundae out of mashed potatoes stuffed with the bird’s favorite fish. When Willie later appears with whipped cream all over his head, production used real whipped topping and washed it off immediately after the shot, causing no harm to the animal.

Henry’s sure that Lucy won’t resist stopping to meet an adorable, Hawaiian shirted penguin standing in the middle of the road, but he gets more than he bargained for when the distracted woman actually runs right over the poor bird! To create this effect, the production first shot the actor with the penguin by a parked car on the side of the road. Henry sets Willie down and the penguin waddles to the middle of the road. Trainers then removed the real penguin from the scene and the car drove over a fake penguin standing in its place. These two shots were processed through in post production, with special effects smoke added in around the understandably miffed penguin. The production created the special non-constricting Hawaiian shirt Willie wears, and trainers worked with the animal to get him get comfortable wearing it. For additional safety, the rural road was closed to traffic during filming.

Delightful Dolphins
In various scenes at the aquarium, dolphins jump and dive in and out of their tank, nod and laugh at Henry’s antics, or swim playfully with Henry’s crazy best buddy, Ula. For this type of action, the production captured footage from the dolphins’ show at Marine World, or filmed the animals doing the kinds of tricks they already love to do. The dolphin tank seen in Henry’s office is actually a hi-definition monitor showing pre-recorded underwater images of swimming dolphins taken from a walk-through viewing area at the water park.

These animals were prepped exclusively by park trainers under a very strict protocol. The trainers made sure that the walruses and dolphins did not deviate significantly from their regular schedules and routines, and they closely monitored the number of hours the animals worked as well as their feeding program. For the animals’ safety, all crew members had to disinfect their shoes in a foot bath before entering the walrus and dolphin habitats.

When Ula swims with the dolphins and emerges from the pool sans the seat of his pants, the actor really did interact with the animals in a special area of the park where the public can pay to swim with these fascinating mammals. Marine World calls this “touching experience” the Dolphin Discovery program, and participants don wetsuits, meet the dolphins and their trainers, and have the chance to touch the animals and have their picture taken. These dolphins felt exceptionally comfortable working with the general public as well as the zany actor.

Cow Crash
The accident that triggers Lucy’s short-term memory loss occurs while she’s driving with her father Marlin (Blake Clark). Suddenly, they see a cow in the middle of the road and must swerve violently to avoid running into it. The car spins out of control and crashes into a tree off camera, and the cow is next seen trotting hurriedly away from the smoking vehicle. For this scene, handlers guided the cow to its mark in the road and the production shot one take of the car in the same frame, driving slowly up towards the cow. The cow seems to “react” to the crash by running to another cow buddy waiting with a trainer out of view. To create a smoldering effect, the car had a smoke mortar burning at a safe distance from the cow, and most of the wreck "look" came from the camera’s movement on a dolly track.

Tunnel of Love
While on their date at the aquarium, Lucy and Henry kiss passionately in the walk-through shark tunnel exhibit. To insure the safety of these sharks in their aquarium habitat, handlers stood at the top of the tank to keep the animals from becoming disoriented by the extra lighting created by the production crew in the tunnel.

Miscellaneous Animals
Doug (Sean Astin) proudly sprays down a large fish on the dock when his sister Lucy’s sudden screams cause him to drop his catch and run into the house. The production used a fake fish for this scene.
The mounted fish trophies that grace the walls of both the Whitmore home and the Houkilau Café were supplied by the Sony prop house and ALII Antiques in Kanohe. A food stylist purchased and brought in a roasted pig for the luau scene at the beach

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...& STUDIES The review of related literature for this study focuses on the factors affecting the study habits of high school students. The review focuses on identifying different factors that affect or cause changes in a student’s study habits. The chapter begins with a definition of study habits, followed by the significance, factors that affect study habits – student’s attitude, teachers, parents, etc. – and ways on how to improve one’s study habit. The research outcomes germane to study habits and a matching relation to grades, participation in class, and academic. DEFINITION OF STUDY HABITS According to Romeo M. Losare Jr. (2009) study habits simply mean how a pupil manages his/ her time in such a way that he/she can review and study regularly. He also said that Study habits are the ways that you study - the habits that you have formed during your school years. Study habits can be good ones, or bad ones. Good study habits include being organized, keeping good notes, reading your textbook, listening in class, and working every day. Bad study habits include skipping class, not doing your work, watching TV or playing video games instead of studying, and losing your work. Zenaida Honggang (2009) stated that study habits are flexible. It is anytime, anywhere learning. It is also anchored on by teaching on life skills beyond obtaining information. Richard J. Field (2006) agrees with the book Council for Exceptional Children (2005) which stated that study habits......

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...Many experiences and studies found out that several factors of this study could absolutely change and affect the grades of the students. Not a single factor can definitely pointed out as a predicting grade. It has been interplay of so many factors – gender, IQ, study habits, age, year level, parent’s educational attainment, social status, number of siblings, birth order, etc. In fact, almost all of existing environmental and personal factors are a variable of academic performance. In this research study, focus is on the effect of study habits in the academic performance of students, specifically the second year BS Accountancy students. BS Accountancy is one of the toughest courses in the world. It is extremely specialized: the curriculum requires study sufficient for professional practice (often at the major-level) in financial accounting, management accounting, auditing, and taxation. The curriculum also includes general coverage of management and business mathematics, and intermediate coursework in business law and economics. Thus, in order for them to fulfill the requirement of the curriculum, accounting students needs to have a proper time management and study habits. Study habits, defined as the regular tendencies and practices that one depicts during the process of gaining information through learning. Studying itself was not that easy. It requires strategies and techniques to have a very effective study habits. There is no required study habit for everyone; it......

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...How can we improve our study habits? Everyone has the experience students, starting from kindergarten to high school or university. For most people, it’s not hard to become a student, but becoming a student who has great grades is not easy. You must want to know what causing this difference. The answer is good study habits. In the process of schooling, many students actually don’t have good study habits. If you want to have a good score, the good study habits can help you more likely to achieve your goals. Improving our study habits can occur in three stages: developing learning habits, using four study skills and understanding the benefits of good habits. First of all, students should develop a way of learning. In fact, most of them don't realize that they don’t have completed good study habits. The article “Why ‘good’ study habit may be bad for learning” (2010) talks, "Clear a quiet work space. Stick to a homework schedule. Set goals. Set boundaries. Do not bribe." But this approach to home studying may be the result of "sketchy education research" and, as such, completely wrong.” This article shows us that our traditional sense of learning habit is not correct. Consequently, you might ask what good study habits are. The good study habits including setting a regular time to study that fits in with the student's family schedule; removing distractions; gathering necessary supplies; recording assignments in an assignment book or on a calendar; note-taking and organizing for......

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...CHAPTER 1 THE PROBLEM INTRODUCTION Study Habit is a behavior in studying which is done by frequent repletion. It can develop one’s skills in studying which is very important among young individuals, especially on students in order to retain information learned in the present for their future benefits. It is also in which the student will make the same repetition so it will be easy to them for their studies. As they say, childhood years is the best time to start training an individual to study so that as he grows older, he will be able to do it habitually which is essential for his academic performance. Academic Performance indicates a student’s performance in different subject areas; on how active a student attends and participates in every school work and activities (such as examinations, quizzes, oral recitation, extracurricular activities, etc. ); how well he or she can meet the standards set out by the institution itself. Furthermore, it is the ability to study and remember facts; being able to study effectively and see how yourself in relation to facts; and being able to communicate your knowledge verbally or down on pape. The academic performance of a student is partly based on his or her study habits. According to the study of University of California (2007) when a student has an effective and good study habits, he or she can excel academically. http://www.scribd.com/doc/11822201/university-of-california/dialogue (retrived: Jan 22, 2014) The extent of......

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...motivation. It requires constant check-ups. It requires maintenance. Successful studying comes with your firm decision to succeed in doing it. Usually, you study because you need to (and sometimes you don’t even when you need to), but it’ll be better if you study because you really want to. When you don’t have to force yourself, only motivate. Adding desire to do studying is like adding a special ingredient to a dish. The dish will come out more delicious & more nutritious. You can’t gain any negative effect on studying. Having pimples and dark circles under your eyes don’t count. There are a lot of factors that affect the good study habits of students. In addition, these factors usually affect teenagers the most since during teenager years a person go through something called “the stage storm”. We can all expect lots of little things that compete with the student’s attention and attention to studying. Technology today is one of the greatest factors that affect the study habits of students. The time they spend on playing online games and posting to social media sites should have been invested to more productive activities. Of course it is not wrong to do those things but to do them excessively is. We can also trace a student’s poor study habits during her younger years. If his/her study habits are not developed well during preschool & elementary days, there’s a greater tendency for her to be uninterested in studying. Family problems, especially financial......

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