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If we can revisit or recreate the same external environment in which we initially learned something, will our learning and recall be stronger? In this video I explore the impact of environment on learning and memory and offer suggestions for using it to your advantage.
People overestimate how long it takes to get good at a skill, confusing it with high level mastery. In this video I explore the difference between getting good and becoming a master, and provide strategies for rapid skill acquisition that dispel the 10,000 Hour Myth!
We've all experienced frustrations with learning in different areas. But, if only more people knew that the most important step to solving these problems - the ultimate MetaLearning hack - is all in your head!
We often associate making mistakes with failure but they're a critical part of the learning process. In this video, I show how to use generation - the process of trying to answer a problem before being given the answer - to deepen your learning.
Discover the solutions to some of the most common learning problems. Whether you're looking to get over the first hurdle of getting started, want to break through a wall you’ve hit or just want to find a way to comfortably integrate a new skill you’ve learned into your life, this episode has you covered.
Discover the three pillars needed to become fluent in a language, the process for maintaining the languages you speak and how learning languages can help you gain a better understanding of yourself.
Discover the current state of VR in learning and where it’s likely to go in the coming years, the disadvantages of VR that we need to guard against and the potential benefits of using VR to learn motor skills.
Discover the most important skills that people need to develop in the 21st century, the current state of the school system and the tradeoff between social impact and the bottom line in business.
Discover how to manage the tradeoff between quantity and quality of practice, how to reflect on your progress to calibrate accurately and how to build learning habits so that the process of practicing becomes automatic, allowing you to focus on improving fast.
Discover the process of using micromastery to learn new skills quickly and enjoyably, the difference between the Eastern and Western philosophies of learning and how to learn about yourself and the world through travel and adventure.
Discover the different types of expert and how to choose the right one for you, how to get objective feedback so that you can make faster progress and how to balance your needs for self direction and guidance to accelerate your learning.
Discover how to become more aware of your own thinking, develop your reasoning and critical thinking skills and make better decisions in the different areas of life.
Discover the benefits of collaboration in learning and how to use it effectively, the difference between dialogue and discussion and how to use them and how to find a balance between competition and effective teamwork within groups.
Discover the key principles of learning science, how to metalearn physical skills like basketball, and the mechanics of acquiring expertise in any skill.
Discover the benefits of competition in learning and how to use it constructively, how competition can harm learning if it’s not kept in check and how to compete with yourself to make progress in the long run.
Discover the systems driving the attention economy and how to live and learn in a world full of distractions, the structural problems that drive fake news and how to spot and deal with this online. Plus learn the fundamentals of AI and Machine Learning, explained in a clear and simple way that a 5 year old could understand.