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2. Learn In Short Bursts of Time

2. Learn In Short Bursts of Time

Anything less than 30 is just not enough, but anything more than 50 is too much information for your brain to take in at one time. Once you’re done, take a five to 10 minute break before you start another session.

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1. Teach Someone Else (Or Just Pretend To)

1. Teach Someone Else (Or Just Pretend To)

If you imagine that you’ll need to teach someone else the material or task you are trying to grasp, you can speed up your learning and remember more.

The expectation changes your mind-set so that you engage in more effective approaches to learning than those who simply lear...

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6. Change It Up

6. Change It Up

When learning a new motor skill, changing the way you practice it can help you master it faster.

In an experiment, participants were asked to learn a computer-based task. Those who used a modified learning technique during their second session performed better than those who repeated the sa...

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3. Take Notes By Hand

3. Take Notes By Hand

While it’s faster to take notes on a laptop, using a pen and paper will help you learn and comprehend better. When students took notes by hand, they listened more actively and were able to identify important concepts. Taking notes on a laptop, however, leads to mindless transcrip...

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5. Take A Study Nap

5. Take A Study Nap

Downtime is important when it comes to retaining what you learn, and getting sleep in between study sessions can boost your recall up to six months later.

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4. Use The Power of Mental Spacing

4. Use The Power of Mental Spacing

While it sounds counterintuitive, you can learn faster when you practice distributed learning, or “spacing.”

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