Learning How to Learn

Crystal Scurr
Mind Map by Crystal Scurr, updated more than 1 year ago
Crystal Scurr
Created by Crystal Scurr over 5 years ago


This course gives you easy access to the invaluable learning techniques used by experts in art, music, literature, math, science, sports, and many other disciplines. We’ll learn about the how the brain uses two very different learning modes and how it encapsulates (“chunks”) information. We’ll also cover illusions of learning, memory techniques, dealing with procrastination, and best practices shown by research to be most effective in helping you master tough subjects.

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Learning How to Learn


  • https://www.coursera.org/learn/learning-how-to-learn/home/welcome
  1. Chunking
    1. Procrastination & Memory
      1. Avoidance pain
        1. 25 min Pomodoro
      2. Renaissance Learning & Unlocking Your Potential
        1. Thinking
          1. What is Learning?
            1. Focused Mode
              1. Diffuse Mode
                1. Active Engagement with material vs straight memory
              2. Memory
                1. Long Term Memory
                  1. Fundamental concepts & Techniques stored
                    1. Spaced Repetition
                    2. Working Memory
                      1. Prefrontal Cortex
                        1. 4 units
                      2. Importance of Sleep in Learning
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