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“How To” Increase Your Learning

This month I’ve put together a round-up of practical “how to” articles. Internet usage is way up, including blog readership. Many people are taking advantage …

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I am Proud of My Scatterbrain

I have just finished reading Scatterbrain: How the Mind’s Mistakes Make Humans Creative, Innovative, and Successful by neuroscientist Henning Beck. Now I feel much better …

Learning Agility

Many people complain that they have a “poor memory”, but only when they forget something. You have a fantastic long-term memory, and an effective immediate …

Surprise: I Can Learn to Speak French

Recently I talked about how to make learning stick, which got me thinking about my own learning. At the same time, I realized from studying …

How to Make Learning Stick

Anybody at work is well aware of the constant need to learn new information and new skills. But our ability to make that learning stick …

Good News for Modern Brains

Before birth, a baby has learned to recognize its mother’s heartbeat. Some babies have learned how to suck their thumbs. At birth, the brain is …