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Pretend to Teach It

Pretend to Teach It

The teacher often learns more than the student. Teaching something, even if just pretending, forces you to confront what you know and don’t know.

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Don’t Get Too Far From the Real Thing

Don’t Get Too Far From the Real Thing

By obtaining only a superficial understanding, it’s harder to abstract the deeper principles behind things.

Knowing a programming concept, like recursion, for a test is one thing. Being able to notice that the curren...

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Slow Down to Understand Better

Slow Down to Understand Better

This concept corresponds roughly to what we think of as our mental bandwidth. It can only hold a few items at a time.

The fix is to slow things down. Write out what you’re trying to learn on a piece of paper, and go through each sentence or step in a calculation one-at-a-time.

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Drill the Basics Until They’re Automatic

Drill the Basics Until They’re Automatic

Whenever you’re struggling to learn anything, always ask if you’ve mastered the basics.

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Practice on Questions From the Test

Practice on Questions From the Test

Retrieval practice—where you shut the book and try to recall what you’ve learned without looking at it—is one of the most effective studying techniques.

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 Test Your Knowledge Before You’re “Ready”

Test Your Knowledge Before You’re “Ready”

A clever experimental manipulation found that the students who would have chosen passive review, nonetheless did better when they were forced to do practice instead.

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Never Multitask

Never Multitask

We’re never actually doing two things at once. Instead, when we multitask, we’re quickly switching between tasks in our minds.

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Expose Yourself Multiple Times to the Same Information

Expose Yourself Multiple Times to the Same Information

If you can be exposed to a fact, idea or procedure multiple times, you’ll retain it far longer than if you experience it only once.

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Get Clear on What Confuses You

Get Clear on What Confuses You

Instead of trying to understand the idea all at once, you need to ask yourself what’s missing to understand it.

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Find Your Reason to Be Interested

Find Your Reason to Be Interested

Genuine interest can’t be faked, but it can be fostered.

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