Learning

Pretty much anything can be learned. Our brain has an incredible ability to adapt according to what we do. And with practice and repetition, any news skill can be learned and used in real life.

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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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