Also, if you are doing the same things that you were while taking the test as studying (ex. Drinking beer, coffee, smoking, or listening to the same kind of music) it's supposed to help as well. I've used these tips before and THEY WORK.
studying incentive, when you reach a gummybear, you get to eat it. I've been studying wrong my whole life. -this might work as a reading incentive for the kids too (especially for those tough chapter books!