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#1 Our brain’s capacity is limited
Storing information actually increases your brain's capacity for learning.
#2 Effective learning should feel easy
When it feels harder, it can enhance your long-term retention.
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This means you repeat the same information across increasing intervals. The harder it feels to recall it, the stronger the effect.
Why it works: It makes your brain work harder to retrieve your knowledge, which actually helps you learn more effectively.
When you explain and describe an idea in your own words, you consciously associate what you want to learn with what you've already learned.
Why it works: It encodes information into your long-term memory more effectively. The more you connect new knowledge to what you alrea...
1. Highlight everything you want to remember.
2. Use your desktop browser to visit your Kindle Notes page (this is easier than trying to view and edit on the device itself).
3. Browse through your highlights, delete what you no longer need, and add notes to the ones you really like.
When you test yourself on the material, you can identify knowledge gaps and bring weak areas to light.
Why it works: It helps you overcome the illusion of knowledge that comes from reading. It also helps you adjust your sense of what you know and don't know.
How to apply it: Explain w...
This involves mixing different approaches, concepts, and viewpoints into your learning. It helps you solidify your understanding and promotes creativity and flexibility.
Why it works: While it feels more difficult, if you spread out your study over a period of time, you can...
Retrieval is when you try to recall what you've learned. There are many ways to do this, some better than others.
Why it works: It strengthens your memory and interrupts forgetting. The act of retrieving information helps facilitate long-term recall.
How to ap...
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When you're trying to learn something new,
1. Limited Long-Term Memory - when you don't have enough related knowledge to support the new topic. Energy is spent on learning the basics (like googling new terms), making it frustrating. Common engagement techniques like Visual ...
Anyone can use these basic principles to make learning more effective.
Learning can be broken down into small-term and long-term learning. Your brain can in any case get advantage from learning new things, learning the small bits of information consistently empower your brain.
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