Opening up the world of magnetism

Electricity and magnetism are interrelated phenomena named electromagnetism. Electrically charged particles create a magnetic field around them and magnets can create electricity by moving electrons around in objects near them. This phenomenon is utilised f.ex. in generators and wind turbines. In these experiments no electricity is made, but at some point we will build a … Continue reading Opening up the world of magnetism

Take better notes with the Cornell note taking system

One of the main useful advices in learning better is taking notes. This can enhance learning and knowledge retention whether attending a lecture, watching a video, participating in action-based learning situations or reading a book. The idea in taking notes is simply the following: Figure out the key points and write them down This process … Continue reading Take better notes with the Cornell note taking system

If you want to learn better, eat better

Our brains need food. This is, pardon the pun, a no-brainer. Without nourishment, our bodies and our brains can't flourish. How much we eat and what we eat affect our brains. For instance, as Sandrine Thurin in her TEDxTalk states, referred to in another post, proper nutrition can help us generate new neurons in our brains. Proper nutrition … Continue reading If you want to learn better, eat better