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The ever tightening link between sleep, learning, and memory

It’s been a while since my last post on sleep and learning. During that time, evidence suggesting the critical connection between sleep, learning, and memory has continued to accumulate. For a poor

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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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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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5 Key Benefits of Lifelong Learning

 If you are like me, you probably take it for granted that consciously engaging in lifelong learning is worth it, well, just because. You are intrinsically motivated to learn and therefore don’t

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10 Brain Links Worth Clicking

For those of you who haven’t yet decided to follow Mission to Learn on Twitter (You know who you are.), here’s a round up of some exquisite links I’ve tweeted lately on the general topic

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So maybe we can make ourselves smarter?

I noted in an earlier post that as powerful as deliberate practice can be for mastering particular skills or knowledge, recent research suggests that we eventually run up against the limits of our intellectual

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10 Ways to Be a Better Learner: No. 9 – Mind Your Body

Note: This post has been updated and incorporated into 10 Ways to Be a Better Learner – an essential read for the serious lifelong learner. There is ample evidence that how we treat our bodies can

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10 Ways to Be a Better Learner: No. 7 – Be Accountable

Note: This post has been updated and incorporated into 10 Ways to Be a Better Learner – an essential read for the serious lifelong learner. I’m rounding third and heading for home with the

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