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Learning is not the same as studying

Learning is not the same as studying

You might not study at all. However, learning underpins your life.

In relationships, you need to understand your partner and know how to communicate. At work, you profit from being good at rare and valuable skills. Health involves learning what to eat and when to exercise.

Given that learning is essential, it helps to understand how it works.

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Research on violinists shows that those who went on to become concert performers didn't practice more, but the time spent in deliberate practice was much higher.

Deliberate practice means trading automatic behavior for strategies to increase performance.

  • Change to more challenging environments where your performance is no longer adequate. It will put you back on the learning curve.
  • Get a coach to get access to high-quality instruction and feedback. If you're on a tight budget, informally ask for fe...

Doing something every day doesn't guarantee mastery, only adequacy. What is needed is deliberate practice.

Only putting in time does not lead to mastery. You may improve at first but will eventually reach a comfortable level and stay there indefinitely.

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