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6 Reasons Why You Forget What You Read

April 5, 2018 - You need to always remind yourself that you have a really capable brain, and it's the truth. Intelligence or a "good" memory is not something that is fixed. You don't forget what you read because your brain is incapable of taking in the information y ...

Why Test-Taking is Important and How to Prepare for Formal Tests

March 17, 2018 - Article Overview In this article, you will learn about the importance of taking tests as a part of your learning and study sessions even if they are self-administered. You will also learn how to prepare for formal tests and examinations. Pause and T ...

Why Open-Mindedness is Very Important in Learning

March 17, 2018 - Overview Open-mindedness is a very important and beneficial trait of every learner. In this article, you will learn about the importance and benefits of open-mindedness in learning. Pause and Think: “Are some ideas really worth fighting for?&# ...

How to Organize an Effective Self-Education Programme to Teach Yourself Anything

March 1, 2018 - Article Overview In this article, you will learn about the pros and cons of self-education programmes. You will also learn how to develop one for yourself that will promote in-depth learning. Pause and Think: “So much to learn, but I don’ ...

Why You Should and How to Develop Your Mathematical Skills

February 23, 2018 - Article Overview In this article, you will learn about the importance of having mathematical and numeracy skills. You will also learn how to get better at mathematics and improve your ability to understand and work with numbers. Pause and Think:  ...

How to Learn Quiz: Put Your Knowledge About Learning to Test

February 23, 2018 - This quiz will quickly recap and test your knowledge of the lessons treated so far in this tutorial. Remember that the main idea of this tutorial is that you can take control of your ability to learn. We can all become better learners. We just need t ...

How to Learn: Ideas on Habits, Reading, Note-Taking, and Memorization Techniques

February 22, 2018 - This article is a summary of some of the articles that have been posted so far on the How to Learn series.  1. How We Form Habits: Extra Ideas to Help You Handle Procrastination Human beings are creatures of habit and there are so many things we d ...

See Memorization Techniques to Help You Memorize Things Better While Learning

February 22, 2018 - Article Overview In this article, you will learn why we remember certain things but forget others. You will also learn some memorization tips for committing lists and names to memory. Pause and Think: “How do I remember all these?” Kelvi ...

Get Better at Learning: Learn How to Form Chunks and Improve Your Memory as You Learn

February 8, 2018 - Overview In this article, you will learn about how to form chunks when learning. This is a follow-up on the previous article which introduced the idea of chunking. You will also learn how important chunks are for effective learning. Pause and Think ...

Why You Should and How to Learn a New Language

January 26, 2018 - Article Overview In this Article, you will learn about the importance and benefits of being fluent in more than one language. You will also learn some tips for learning new languages. Pause and Think: “How do we communicate so well with langua ...