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Learning how to learn summary

WEEK 1 OF 4 ​Focused mode vs diffuse mode Foused mode  when you concentrate on something you want to learn. It's like focusing your flashlight in one specific area. Advantage  It will strongly focus on one area of your brain and recently known facts Disadvantage   But it will not focus on other area of your brain Diffuse mode   is when you are in relaxed state not thinking about anything. It's like flashlight that casts it's light very broadly, but not very strongly in any one area. How to use diffuse mode When you are solving a tough problem for a long time stop your focus on the problem be in a relaxed state and do another work like walking, take a shower, or talk to a friend etc., after sometime you will get some ideas to solve a problem Some important points If you are learning something new don't try to learn it in a day, learn little everyday After learning and a night's sleep you are not the same person you are in yesterday Many new s

The Neuroscience of learning

Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset Be Good vs Get Better Potential The capacity to become something or develop into something in the future They are two mindsets according to Dr.Carol Dweck [ Mindset Book ] Fixed Mindset They will do what they  good at and they cannot improve. Gro wth Mindset They will not good at something yet, but they will be,they will improve. Our Brain is like elastic that we can learn new things untill death If you want to improve compare to yourself not others Blooms hierar chy of Learning 1) Memorize 2) Understand 3) Apply to real world situa tion Higher order Thinking 4) Analyze 5) Create new with it 6) Judge The Role of Hippocampus in Learning Hippocampus is like the recording device that takes the learning in and it holds that information and pushes it out to the rest of the memory Focus turns on the hippocampus Maximum Focus time is 20 minutes You need to Learn new things on your own to stick in to the long term memor