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McCullough Effect. Read this first: If you fol­low the in­struc­tions below, you will change your brain for a pro­longed time (up to month), in ad­di­tion to sim­ply re­mem­ber­ing this.

McCullough Effect

Pro­ceed only if this is ok with you. What to see Ini­tially you will see a sim­ple 2×2 checker­board con­sist­ing of hor­i­zon­tally and ver­ti­cally striped squares. And the stripes will be black-white, no colour. Fine so far. What to do Se­lect the radio but­ton “Adapt”. When you feel you have adapted suf­fi­ciently long (no need to pay at­ten­tion to colours or stripes, just fol­low the fix­a­tion let­ters), switch back to the radio but­ton “Test” (or press Reset). If you ro­tate your head or the screen, you can ob­serve that the colours will at­tach to the other set of lines. Com­ments Af­ter­ef­fects are com­monly ob­served in your daily life, e.g. after look­ing into the sun (very briefly!). Helping Learners Remember What They Learn: 4 Time-Tested Principles. Helping Learners Remember What They Learn: 4 Time-Tested Principles Highly competent instructional designers and professionals now make the most out of scientific research.

Helping Learners Remember What They Learn: 4 Time-Tested Principles

They usually incorporate new insights, test them and repeat what works. Over time, the weaker insights falter then fade while the stronger ones remain. These scientific principles that stood the test of time are really worth looking at. Here are four of the best: 1) The Spacing Effect In 1885, psychologist Hermann Ebbinghaus found that people forget a whopping 80% of material they recently learned within 24 hours.

It's much harder to retain meaningless information.It's much easier to re-learn material than the first time.Learners will experience great success by spreading out their study sessions over time, not by engaging in one-night cram sessions.Instructors and designers can help learners store information in the long-term memory by repeating instruction and spacing it out over time. Focus on Longer Spacings. 40 Useful and Creative Infographics. Six Revisions Menu Main Categories CSS HTML JavaScript Web Design WordPress Web Development Design Inspiration UX Design UI Design Freebies Tutorials Tools Links About Contact Advertise RSS Twitter Facebook 40 Useful and Creative Infographics.

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15 Helpful Lists That Make Life Easier. How to Tie Scouting Knots. Scouting Knots Welcome to Scouting Knots These animated knots are described for scouts, but most of them have critical uses in other environments.

How to Tie Scouting Knots

Select the knots from: the index above left; the pictures above; or the Scouting Requirements page which provides details of the knots expected for advancement and different activities. Selection The selection of knots is based on consultation with many scouting leaders and a review of the requirements by some national organizations. Choices. Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius 8.

21-websites-that-will-make-your-smarter-every-way. It’s almost unbelievable that in this day and age almost everyone is carrying around a library of knowledge, richer in resources than that of the Library of Alexandria.


So it comes as no surprise that many want to utilise this resource, the internet, to become a better, smarter, productive being! With this in mind, 19 of the top websites that will make you a smart person, in every way, has been compiled for you. Academic 1. Smarterer Want to test your writing ability? Everyday Tricks Everyone Should Know. Tricks every woman should know…Nik The last several are a few of my own I’ve discovered… Peel a banana from the bottom and you won’t have to pick the little ‘stringy things’ off of it.

Everyday Tricks Everyone Should Know

That’s how the primates do it. Take your bananas apart when you get home from the store. If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster. Store your opened chunks of cheese in aluminum foil. It will stay fresh much longer and not mold! Peppers with 3 bumps on the bottom are sweeter and better for eating. Peppers with 4 bumps on the bottom are firmer and better for cooking. Add a teaspoon of water when frying ground beef. It will help pull the grease away from the meat while cooking. To really make scrambled eggs or omelets rich add a Couple of spoonfuls of sour cream, cream cheese, or heavy cream in beat them up.

For a cool brownie treat, make brownies as directed. Leftover snickers bars from Halloween make a delicious dessert. Chop them up with the food chopper. Peel, core and slice a few apples. Gone. How to Tie Climbing Knots. Climbing Knots Welcome to Climbing Knots These animated knots are for climbers, rescue workers, arborists, tower-climbers, and others who use rope in man-carrying applications.

How to Tie Climbing Knots

Select the knots from: the index above left; the pictures above; or the Climbing Usage page. Selection This selection is based on consultation with, and feedback from, many experienced climbers. Omissions The Overhand Knot and the Figure 8 Knot, which both underlie other Climbing Knots, are included in the Basics Section. Deaths Climbing, caving, etc., are challenging and dangerous.