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Leveraging diffused and focused learning is key to truly understanding something. You learn chunks through the focused model, and you develop the broader conceptual map using the diffuse way of thinking.
First, learn the basic outline or core structure, then fill in the details. For instance, when reading a book, look at the table of contents (core structure) and scan through the material. Next, use focused reading to fill in the details.
Think of yourself as a car. If you want yourself to function at your best, you need proper fuel, recovery, and care.
When learning, the fundamentals are : eat, move and sleep.