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The learning pyramid

The theory says that people remember 10 % of what they read, 20 % of what they hear, 30 % of what they see, 50 % of what they see and hear, 70 % of what they say and write, and 90 % of what they do or teach others.

This is never actually been proven and the percentages given are pure fiction.

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Sometimes the most important life lessons are the ones we end up learning the hard way.

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