The Secret To Learning New Skills Twice As Fast Learning a new skill doesn’t depend so much on how much practice you do, but how you practice. The key is to subtly vary your training with changes that keep your brain learning. By changing up your routine, new research says, you can cut the time to acquire a new skill by half. Acquiring new motor skills requires repetition, but iterative repetition is much more effective than just doing the same thing over and over. About Get inspired. Get organized. Get more done. Get Started
Robots and Babies Both Use Curiosity to Learn Humans have a drive to eat. We have a drive to drink. We have a drive to reproduce. Curiosity is no different, says George Loewenstein, a professor of economics and psychology at Carnegie Mellon University. Our insatiable drive to learn—to invent, explore, and study ceaselessly—“deserves to have the same status as those other drives.”
Answers Grockit Answers is just-in-time Q&A for video lectures. In Grockit Answers, interactions happen around video lectures, and participants ask and answer questions about specific points in the lecture. Since every question is attached to a specific point in time in the video, Grockit Answers displays a question and its answers at the point in the lecture that they are most relevant. And since the things that confuse you are likely to be the same things that confuse others, you'll find that answers to your own questions pop up on the screen just as you're starting to get confused.
The 4 Rituals That Will Make You An Expert At Anything We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea. So I decided to go to the source and talk to the guy who actually created the theory. Anders Ericsson is a professor of psychology at Florida State University. His wonderful new book is Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise.
Visual Note-taking - Student Projects 1. Watch excerpt Elizabeth's story (6:42) 2. What is note-taking? How do you unpack a story or article? (Developing a summary) Read Less. Learn More. - Todoist Blog What would you say if I told you that reading one book can be more valuable than reading fifty? That re-reading something familiar is more valuable than reading something new? What would you say if I told you that you could learn more by reading less?
5 Excellent iPad Apps Students Can Use for Taking Audio Notes January 29, 2014 There are times when taking a note in a written format is not a practical option. You might for instance be attending a lecture or a conference or you might simply prefer to listen to your recorded notes instead of reading them, in these cases apps such as the ones below are what you will use for audio note taking. While keeping the basic note taking features, all of these apps are fantastic for recording notes and adding audio to your notes.
Stop Crashing Planes: Charlie Munger’s Six-Element System Before we get to Charlie Munger, let’s chat for a minute. We’ve been noticing a problem lately that you might be familiar with or experiencing yourself: The search for wisdom not actually translating into consistently applied wisdom. You read a book, love it, put it down. You read a set of articles, love them, put them down. videoANT videoANT Terms and Conditions The following terms and conditions govern this Agreement by and between the Regents of the University of Minnesota, a constitutional corporation under the laws of the State of Minnesota, ("University") and the LICENSEE. Definitions For purposes of this agreement, the following terms have the following meanings. "Accompanying Documentation" means all documentation included with the VideoAnt Streaming Video Annotation Software.
The Science of Success » Blog Archive » How To Stop Living Your Life On Autopilot, Take Control, and Build a Toolbox of Mental Models to Understand Reality with Farnam Street’s Shane Parrish June 7, 2016 Do you feel like your life is on auto-pilot? Do you want to take control and build a better and deeper understanding of reality? In this episode we discuss mental models, cognitive biases, go deep on decision-making and how to improve and build a smarter decision-making framework and we look at a number of key mental models that you can add to your mental toolbox.