More for less–Getting the most From your mind

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Most of us feel like we are pretty good at using our brains; I mean, we’ve been doing it our whole lives, right? But are you really getting the most out of your mind when it comes to memory, study, and creativity? There are loads of little tweaks and changes you can make to yourContinue reading “More for less–Getting the most From your mind”

Screw Up To Succeed

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Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there. -Will Rogers Most of us think of a screw up, a failure, a crash-and-burn, as a bad thing. It can be. BUT… It can also be a very good thing. If you fail in the right way.Continue reading “Screw Up To Succeed”

McCafferty on Cramming

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“All subjects are the same. I memorize notes for a test, spew it, ace it, then forget it. What makes this scary for the future of our country is that I’m in the tip-top percentile on every standardized test. I’m a model student with a very crappy attitude about learning.” – Megan McCafferty, Sloppy Firsts Cramming isContinue reading “McCafferty on Cramming”

Two Types of Learning

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I originally wrote this in response to some reading I was doing about the psychology of learning which was discussing some interesting studies on learning in children versus in adults. I no longer recall the name of the book. Initial brain development in animals occurs by overproducing synapses and then pruning away those that aren’tContinue reading “Two Types of Learning”