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Teaching what you know

Teaching what you know

Research shows that we retain approximately 90% of what we learn when we explain it to someone else or use the new information immediately.

Sharing with others what you've learned is one of the most effective ways to learn, and it also tests your knowledge, by assessing your capacity to transfer it to another. This process is called the “retrieval practice”.

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Never stop learning new things, no matter how old you are.

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