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An hour of focused learning is more effective than 3 hours of shallow learning.
If you’re serious about learning, you can’t get distracted during that dedicated time. You can also enhance your focus by pre-conditioning your mind (having a nap before, a coffee, listening to music, etc.)
It’s important to choose the best learning methods to learn a particular topic.
To do that, you can find how the masters did it and follow their footsteps. You can experiment with different learning resources and learning tools and for effective learning.
It’s important to practice or learn the right things, at the right pace, and at the right difficulty.
If anytime, you feel things are getting complicated or passing over your head, it’s best to step back and find the gaps in your understanding of the basics.
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We tend to learn only the things we were already good at. This creates little bubbles of confidence where we learn, and vast areas we avoid because we’re not sure we can get good at them.
The first step to learning well is always to ask yourself “why am I learning this?”, because the most effective way to learn is highly dependent on the eventual situation when you will use that information.
Learning, is much faster when you work with precision over brute force. You’ll remember much more if, instead of trying to memorize, you first seek to understand. Once you “get” something, the act of memorizing it becomes much, much faster.