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Fish Really is Brain Food, Study Confirms

Wondering how to beef up your brain, not only to boost your learning power but also to protect against the risk of age-related brain diseases like¬†Alzheimer’s? Read on for the latest news about

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The Long Run

I’ve been a little heavy on the research-driven posts lately, so I thought I’d throw in a personal story for this post with the hope that other lifelong learners might find some small consolation

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Applying the 6 Key Adult Learning Principles to Yourself

It’s been years since Malcolm Knowles, considered by many to be the “father of adult learning,” articulated a set of six principles – or “assumptions,” as he put it

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15 Minutes to a Less Biased Mind

A while back I planned to write series on barriers to learning, but I was stopped in my tracks when I tried to write about what I perceive as one of the most insidious barriers: cognitive bias. I was heartened,

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The Exercise-Learning Connection

I’ve become somewhat fanatical about the “physical” side of learning – namely, exercise, diet, and sleep. I touched on sleep in a recent post (more of that to come), so I thought

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5 Powerful Lifelong Learning Strategies for Your Toolbox

There is a good chance that, back in the day, you were not taught the most effective ways to learn. Certainly that seems to be the case today. In a an article in American Educator, Kent State professor

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Don’t Wake Her, She’s Learning

I’ve never been a great sleeper. Now I have a 3-year old who seems to have inherited that trait. As a result, I’ve become a bit obsessed lately with both my own sleep and hers and that obsession

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Memrise: A Learning Engine Worth a Spin

Have you always hoped to learn a foreign language? Or brush up on one you studied long ago? Have you found that whenever you set out to do this in the past, it’s been hard to keep at it? Memrise

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