How to Develop Sherlock Holmes-Like Powers of Observation and Deduction - Deepstash

How to Develop Sherlock Holmes-Like Powers of Observation and Deduction

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Increase Your Powers of Observation

Learn how to notice small details.

It's not a superhuman ability. It's important to note when talking about Holmes that he has spent a lifetime cultivating the habit...

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Force Yourself to Slow Down

Give yourself monthly or daily challenges to form a new habit of observation.

Ideas could include trying new foods weekly and writing about them, noticing the color of a co-worker's...

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Take Field Notes to Focus Your Attentions

If you're really struggling to pay attention and personal challenges aren't working, try field notes: writing descriptions and drawing pictures of what you see.

If you're at work, d...

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Briefly Meditate Daily

Meditation is all about teaching yourself focus.

There's this whole area of mindfulness training that teaches you to pay attention to yourself and what's going through your he...

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Learn to Critically Analyze Everything

Critical thinking is analyzing what you observe closely, and deduction is coming up with a conclusion based on those facts.

When you're a...

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Form Connections Between What You See and What You Know
 It's not necessarily that Holmes remembers more, but that he can see connections that people usually miss. People think Holmes is this paragon of logic, but that logic is innately ...

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Increase Your Knowledge Base

It's rarely worth it to condense your knowledge into a specialty.

You should be broad in your knowledge. Holmes says that you should have a clean "brain attic," but he's al...

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