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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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How to Remember What You Hear – A Simple, Research-Based Tip

Do you ever get frustrated because you listen to a story, presentation, or lecture, but later – sometimes as little as a few hours later – can recall little to nothing about it? Call it self

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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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5 Key Focus Areas for Enhancing Life and Learning

I have found the following to emerge again and again as areas of life and learning that need continual attention and reinforcement for the dedicated lifelong learner. They are areas I continually work

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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 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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How to Improve Concentration and Focus: 7 Tips

I’ve written about a range of habits related to learning, but one I have not yet covered is concentration – perhaps because I find it among the hardest of habits to truly master. I’m as apt as anybody

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5 Key Paths to Improving Memory, Part I

Ever wish you were just a little bit better at remembering the things you would really like to learn? You can find plenty of memory improvement tips out there, and a whole industry has grown up around

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