E many studies supporting the conclusions are presented as fun to read stories Although the author may extrapolate general conclusions from a few studies and rarely presents opposing viewpoints the arguments are convincing The book is clearly written accessible fun to read and provides important new guidance on how we actually do earn Why So SeriousWe all know we need to be organized to develop good consistent study routines to find a uiet place and avoid distractions to focus on one skill at a time and above all to concentrate on our work What s to uestion about thatCarey begins this book with the allegation that most of
Our Instincts About Learning instincts about earning misplaced incomplete #Or Flat Wrong It Goes Like This #flat wrong It goes ike this to procrastinate GoodCan t focus GoodNo fixed schedule GoodCan t study in a fixed place GoodForget stuff too easily GoodCrave distractions GoodLazy and sleepy GoodOur worst habits the ones we try so hard to overcome it turns out are our brains shortcuts to super Copperhead learning YaayCarey tells us that we need noonger think of these bad habits as evidence of How To Cook Bouillabaisse In 37 Easy Steps laziness or a waste of time or worst of all a failure of will You can think of all of them asearning too with your eyes closed while sleeping for example It is when we push against these natural Video Game Addiction Worldwide learning mechanisms that we go sub optimal in our effortsIn short we misidentify the sources of our frustration that we get in our own way unnecessarily all the time That is whyearning becomes difficult We just need to House Of Stone learn to get out of our own way often andet our naturally greedy brain gorge itself on all the Blood Magic learning it needs Think about it for a second Distraction diversion catnaps interruptions these aren t mere footnotes mundane details in an otherwise purposefulife That s your ten year old interrupting or your dog or your mom That restless urge to jump up is hunger or thirst the diversion a TV show that s integral to your social group You took that catnap because you were tired and that break because you were stuck These are the stitches that hold together our daily existence they represent Gotcha life itself not random deviations from it Our study and practice time needs to orient itself around them not the other way aroundLet go of what you feel you should be doing all that repetitive over scheduled driven focused ritual Let go and watch how the presumed enemies ofearning ignorance distraction interruption restlessness even uitting can work in your favorGet out of your own way and INDULGE That is when you will Crayon Shinchan Vol 37 learn bestLearning is after all what you do Learning is Life and nothing comes naturally to you An informative overview of research on memory covering The enormous benefits of spaced repetition The benefits of being repeatedly tested which sometimes greatly outweigh re studying even when you re not told the results The benefits of interleaving different types of material and the remarkable fact that people believe they reearning An English Commentary On The Rhesus Medea Hippolytus Alcestis Heraclidae Supplices And Troades Of Euripides less but are actuallyearning much The fluency illusion ie the sense that people have that they re Love Was Never Mine learning aot when it s all going uickly and well but in fact they may be Reflections On Behaviorism And Society learning when things seem difficult and slow The benefits of varying your environmentI wish the book had dug down into details of various effects There is aot of variation in how well things Designing Disney like spaced repetition work depending on the type of memories being formed It would have been nice to see an overview of some of the differencesThe book is also short on discussion of how to act on the advice At an individualevel it d be nice to have better systems for taking advantage of these
ideasStill a very good introduction to much of this work Audible versionFirstly this was a struggle at a very good introduction to much of this work Audible versionFirstly this was a struggle at probably through the frustration of my own powers of Prosecuted But Not Silenced learningrecall If you re going to use this book for personalself improvement or you want to use itsessons in your own classroom then an audible version is immensely confounding as I wanted to make notes and highlights continuously and walking to and from work whilst Unsere Drei Stanisluse list. R sensitive to mood to timing to circadian rhythms as well as toocation and environment It doesn’t take orders well to put it mildly If the brain is a Oh Brother Oh Sister learning machine then it is an eccentric one In How We Learn Benedict Carey shows us how to exploit its uirks to our advantage Praise for How We Learn“This book is a revelation I feel as if I’ve owned a brain for fifty four years and only now discovered the operating manual” Mary Roach bestselling author of Stiff and Gulp“A welcome rejoinder to the faddish notion thatearning is all about the hours put in” The New York Times Book Review “A valuable entertaining tool for educators students and parents” Shelf Awareness “ How We Learn is than a new approach to earning; it is a guide to making the most out of ife Who wouldn’t be interested in that” Scientific American “I know of no other source that pulls together so much of what we know about the science of memory and couples it with practical practicable advice” Daniel T Willingham professor of psychology at the University of Virgini. I ve read plenty of books on how to improve memory and academic performance and I can confidently say that This One Is The Best one is the best far All the information here is original and explained in great detail Among the techniues Carey offers to improve memory and academic performance is persistent practice breaking up study time incubation and self testing The ength of the book wasn t too ong or too short either I m glad I was recommended this book Another excellent book on Henri Cartier Bresson learning science The book covers much of the same ground as Make It Stick the Science of Successful Learning desirable difficulty the necessity of forgetting inearning testing as a The Extremely Unfortunate Skull Valley Incident learning techniue illusion of knowing and spaced varied practice but the emphasis is on the practical side ofearning and offers some concepts studies and insights not found in Make It Stick Some of the things I took away from this book and will be applying to my own earning and teaching include1 Interleavedvaried practice The book drives home the clear advantage of varied or random practice over massed or
even serial practice even though the earners thought otherwiseThe reasons for the serial practice even though the earners thought otherwiseThe reasons for the are not known The effect may simply come from simulating the real situation a math problem on the real test where you don t know which euations to
apply or a badminton game where you have to hit the shuttlecock from varied spots Meaning or a badminton game where you have to hit the shuttlecock from varied spots Meaning might be restricted to those cases where you can expect some degree of randomness which would theoretically speaking counter what Taleb calls the udic fallacy where skills and concepts drawn from a well ordered environment don t and can t work in a chaotic environment Or maybe you How To Tempt A Tycoon Savage Tales 5 Invitation To Eden 24 learn better because your brain has to make effort and adjustments when dealing with different skillsconceptsproblems Or it might be that the brainearns better from differences than from of the same thing Whatever the real reasons though I d Secrets In The Fire like to try applying it to ateast two of my Fast And Easy Emotional Trauma And Ptsd Treatment learning areas 1 reading multiple books at the same time and 2 writing different things fiction essay poetry in one sitting For the formerike in the painting studies I will be reading at The Marvel Super Heroes Guide Book least two books from a similar genre two to three poetry books from different authors for example as well as books from different genres eg history philosophy fiction2 Context While it s true you remember better in the same internal state you were in eg high caffeine buzzed or drunk when youearned something one effective way of countering this is to introduce contextual interference where you vary the ocationenvironment in which you study By studying in a variety of situationslocations you become independent of the environmentI l be experimenting with this and try to readwrite at different cafeslibraries3 Incubation and the importance of distraction when it comes to problems and projects involving insights or Aha moments Takeaway when you reach an impasse in some problem and you have to reach an impasse for this to work it s actually productive to take a break and do something else The kind of activity that s effective in initiating the process of incubation depends on the kind of problem you re dealing with any activity relaxing eg Mountain Man Mountain Man 1 lying on the couch mildly active eg surfing the Internet and highly engaging eg writing a short essay is effective for math or spatial problems mild activity video games solitaire TV works best for problems involvinganguage On the whole Hola Amigos longer breaks about 20min are better than shorter ones 5 10minI sort of knew this from experience and from another study on the subconscious but it s good to know I ve been doing the right thing 4 Percolation Forong term projects it s actually good to interrupt your activity because anything interrupted Their Words Are Music lingers in your mind and youl be scanning the environment for any hintsclues to solving the problem or improving the project5 Perceptual Manikam Kalbu learning immediate feedback This is sort of an application of deliberate practice involving immediate feedback but you canearn something subconscious. In the tradition of The Power of Habit and Thinking Fast and Slow comes a practical playful and endlessly fascinating guide to what we really know about Oxford Specialist Handbook Of Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology And Nutrition Oxford Specialist Handbooks In Paediatrics learning and memory today and how we can apply it to our ownives From an early age it is drilled into our heads Restlessness distraction and ignorance are the enemies of success We’re told that Principles Of Wood Science And Technology learning is all self discipline that we must confine ourselves to designated study areas turn off the music and maintain a strict ritual if we want to ace that test memorize that presentation or nail that piano recital But what if almost everything we were told aboutearning is wrong And what if there was a way to achieve with The Greeks Chosen Wife less effort In How We Learn award winning science reporter Benedict Carey sifts through decades of education research andandmark studies to uncover the truth about how our brains absorb and retain information What he discovers is that from the moment we are born we are all earning uickly efficiently and automatically; but in our zeal to systematize the process we have ignored valuable naturally. ,
Ly by studying a bunch of slides and getting the answer right away Application being able to distinguish different painting styles without and this is the fascinating part knowing exactly why WOULD LIKE TO TRY WITH 20TH like to try with 20th paintings myself6 Sleep Achieving higher understanding and memory consolidation after a night s sleep I knew this from another book Josh Kaufman s The First 20 Hours7 Spaced practice Good numbers to remember a when trying to memorize something spend about 13 of the time studying and 23 rehearsing recalling from memory b to memorize vocab or any fact it s best to review the material 1 or 2 days ater then a week Infectious Diseases Infectious Diseases later and a monthater c max interval for ifetime earning is once every 2 months d Optimal study intervals Time to test 1 week first study interval 1 2 days meaning study today then again tomorrow or the day after tomorrow and if you want to add a third session study the day before the test1 month today 1 week from today then about 3 weeks Archies Double Digest The Archie Digest Library No 147 later on the day before the test3 months 2 weeks6 months 3 weeks1 year 1 monthOverall another highly recommended book onearning I d definitely #Recommend This To Someone Who #this to someone who t yet ventured into the Les Misrables learning how toearn territory but as someone who has taken multiple courses on this topic I barely found any new information Though the writing style s great simple fun and accessible According to Benedict Carey a science reporter the way we THINK we A History Of The Inquisition Of The Middle Ages Complete Volume 1 2 And 3 learn is actually very different from the way we ACTUALLYearn About 95% of Carey s book is a historical chronology of the clinical studies and science experiments Probably the most informative book I have read in years I was amazed at the information it contains and how it was written for ready comprehension It stands the traditional ideas on Dead Season learning on end and provides a solid basis for the knowledge it provides I especiallyiked the appendix which summarized the information from the entire book into practical guidelines for use I will make sure many members of my family get a copy of this book It is valuable for all ages Good book It s an interesting topic and I Find You And You Find Everything learned uite a bit which I suppose was the point It s very readable with concrete examples and examples of problems and theike I wish I d had this in school unfortunately it came out just after I got done with grad school and exams Still it never hurts to Stripped Down Dangerous 2 learn how toearn so I recommend this book As soon as we shift focus from teaching to A Voice Within learning understanding how our brains acuire information becomes paramount The easy going storytelling style of this book belies its depth and importance this is a book about how brain cells form hold onto and retrieve new informationHow we doearn often differs from how we may have been taught to Soviet Marxism learn Schoolmarms would be very surprised to find out what actually works Here are some of the unusual conclusions developed in the book Forgetting is essential toearning Recall is improved in an environment similar
To Where We Originally Learned The Materialwhere we originally 3 The Heroic Legend Of Arslan Book 3 learned the material up study time into several sessions spaced out over time distributedearning works better than a single continuous study session Testing is a powerful form of studying Taking a test before studying the material improves the overall Mimar Koca Sinan learning process Problem solving often occurs in four distinct stages preparation incubation illumination and verification Distraction stepping away from the problem is important to allow incubation to occur subconsciously Interrupting an activity before it is completed helps in recalling the activity Interleaving tasks practicing skills in a random seuence deepensearning and better prepares us to transfer those skills to settings Perceptual earning methods tap our subconscious to discriminate or classify things that ook similar to the untrained eye but are critically different to the trained eye Sleep aids memoryThe book clearly presents convincing arguments for abandoning several traditional study rules and adopting new rules based on solid scientific research Th. Enjoyable earning tools ike forgetting sleeping and daydreaming Is a dedicated desk in a uiet room really the best way to study Can altering your routine improve your recall Are there times when distraction is good Is repetition necessary Carey’s search for answers to these uestions yields a wealth of strategies that make Harmoney learning a part of our everydayives and ess of a chore By road testing many of the counterintuitive techniues described in this book Carey shows how we can flex the neural muscles that make deep earning possible Along the way he reveals why teachers should give final exams on the first day of class why it’s wise to interleave subjects and concepts when A Tour In Scotland And Voyage To The Hebrides learning any new skill and when it’s smarter to stay upate prepping for that presentation than to rise early for one The Autobiography last cram session And if this reuires some suspension of disbelief that’s because the research defies what we’ve been told throughout ourives about how best to How To Be A Jewish Mother learn The brain is notike a muscle at east not in any straightforward sense It is something else altogethe. .