- Learn faster and retain more by imagining that you have to teach someone else what you are learning.
- Sleeping between two learningsessions greatly improves retention.
- Changing the way you practice a new motor skill can help you master it faster.
- Dedicating 30-50 minutes sections to learning new material separated by 10 minute breaksis an efficient way of learning.
- Makenote cardsby hand for the more difficult concepts you are trying to master so you can use them in idle moments.
- Taking notes with pen and paper instead of digitally will help you learn and comprehend better as it takes more focus, making you listen more actively and better identify concepts.
- Practice distributed learning, or “spacing.” It consists of reviewing the information one to two days after first studying it.
- Downtime is important when it comes to retaining what you learn, and getting sleep in between study sessions can boost your recall up to six months later.
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