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Learning how to Learn: Sleep

Learning how to Learn: Sleep

Sleep is extremely important for body functions, but also for learning and memory. Certain stages of sleep allow us to take all of the learning we have been cramming into our working memory (short-term) and consolidate it all, allowing us to store it to long term...

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Learning how to Learn: The Anatomy of Sleep

Learning how to Learn: The Anatomy of Sleep

Sleep. It's something we (should) achieve a decent amount of every night. However, recently I have noticed a trend of people boasting 2am wake up calls, late night study sessions that run into the early morning and then back at it come 6am, running on four hours of...

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Learning how to Learn: Chunking

Learning how to Learn: Chunking

A study/learning technique that I am sure we are all familiar with is one known as "Chunking", even if you have not been consciously aware of doing it. If you have ever made a word using the first letter of all the words on your shopping list: that is chunking. Or...

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Learning how to Learn: Focused and Diffuse Thinking

Learning how to Learn: Focused and Diffuse Thinking

When the topic of focused and diffuse thinking was first introduced to me I was a little mind blown, I understood that our brains can focus in different ways but I had never labelled these. Just another cool fact for understanding how we learn and grow our minds!...

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Learning How to Learn

Learning How to Learn

This week I received some fantastic advice and decided to check out "The Odin Project". The Odin Project is a free resource designed to guide you through specific areas of tech. As per the course beginner advice, I decided to embark on their web development course. I...

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