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A Car Doesn’t Run Without Gasoline

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A Car Doesn’t Run Without Gasoline

No I'm not going to explain to you how an internal combustion engine works. Let's say a car is just a metaphor for my lack of writing lately.

1 March 2020 • 2 min read
How I Read Better and Learn More From What I Read

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How I Read Better and Learn More From What I Read

When I read I always strive to learn something new. So what good does it make to read a lot and get nothing in return? Over the past few months I developed a system of reading that works for me and can work for you too.

3 October 2019 • 7 min read
Top-Down And Bottom-Up Learning

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Top-Down And Bottom-Up Learning

There are two learning principles that you simply have to pay attention to: bottom-up and top-down learning. One produces knowledge for the learner and the other distributes it to the learner. They're all around us and you can use them too.

25 July 2019 • 5 min read
Failure Is The Driving Force Of Improvement

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Failure Is The Driving Force Of Improvement

Many successful people say that one cannot succeed without failure first. It's very similar in big industries such as aviation and healthcare. But that doesn't mean that you cannot include it in your lifestyle. Quite the opposite - you should.

11 July 2019 • 5 min read
Compounding Knowledge: Going Wide or Deep?

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Compounding Knowledge: Going Wide or Deep?

Compounding knowledge is the gradual accumulation of knowledge that builds upon itself. It holds true for both wide and deep learning. Warren Buffet is a great example of going deep, whereas Roger Federer first went wide. But which is better?

27 June 2019 • 4 min read
The Most Useful Memorisation Techniques Explained

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The Most Useful Memorisation Techniques Explained

MedAT is a rigorous medical school admissions exam performed by medical schools in Austria to choose their top 10% of candidates. One task involves memorising 8 patient records in 8 minutes. How to achieve such levels of memorisation, integrate the techniques and apply them? Find out here.

5 May 2019 • 7 min read
3 Habits to Improve Medical School Exam Performance

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3 Habits to Improve Medical School Exam Performance

Medical school exams are among the toughest out there. But it doesn't have to be that way. Practicing these 3 habits will get you where you want to be.

23 February 2019 • 5 min read