Learn better with intervals of intense focus and breaks – the Pomodoro technique

Earlier I wrote about the importance to have breaks to keep learning efficiently (read here). And as usual, when one writes about something, it can suddenly be found everywhere, I ran across the Pomodoro technique I believe in 3-4 different places completely separate of each other. This is based on the exact same idea that we … Continue reading Learn better with intervals of intense focus and breaks – the Pomodoro technique

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