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Force yourself to recall

Force yourself to recall

When learning is difficult, you're doing your best learning, in the same way that lifting a weight at the limit of your capacity makes you stronger. 

When you keep trying to remember a piece of information, you interrupt the forgetting process and help cement the memory of that information into your brain. 

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Connect new things to old things

Connect new things to old things

When you're weaving in new threads into your pre-existing web of knowledge, you're elaborating.

The more you can explain the way your new learning relates to prior knowledge the more connections you create that will help you remember it later.

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2 kinds of prior knowledge

2 kinds of prior knowledge

... you need two kinds of prior knowledge:

  • Knowledge about the subject at hand (math, history, or programming).
  • Knowledge about how learning actually works.

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Reflect

When people have the opportunity to reflect, they experience a boost in self-efficacy and self-confidence.

As a result, they put more effort into what they're doing and what they learn.

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Don't fall for fluency

Don't fall for fluency

You're experiencing fluency when you're reading something and it feels easy.

For example: you're at the airport and you're trying to remember which gate your flight is. You look at the terminal monitors — it's B44. You think to yourself that's easy to remember. Then you walk away,...

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Interleaving

Interleaving

It's a strategy of mixing up the type of problems you solve when you're testing yourself.

That way, the testing conditions are more similar to real life, where you first have to figure out what kind of problem you have on your hands and then solve it. 

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Recall And Retain Knowledge

Use spaced repetition to reinforce the memory in your brain. Space it out over a period of time and randomise the way you memorise information. That way, it makes you think about which concept to apply in which situation.

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