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Top Ways to Learn Anything
Things like rereading, and doing acts over and over again—are low yield strategies.
These strategies make you feel productive.
But it won’t help you with long-term memory.
Photo by Jordan Whitfield
All new learning has to connect with something you already know.
To make learning stick—it’s important that the mind connect the new information with other things we know.
Hence the more you know—the more you can learn.
Best ways to learn anything:
Practice recalling the knowledge later—when it’s harder to recall.
To make learning stick: think about how it relates to something you already know.
How would you put it in your owns words if explaining to someone else?
Being able to teach another person shows you retain some knowledge.
When it feels you’re not making progress at all, that’s probably when you’re making progress.
Learning should be difficult.
When you’re learning: you’re moving material from short to long term memory.
Long term memory involves actual physical changes in the brain—and this takes time.
And this takes a lot of time. Great l
earning takes time.
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