Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown

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Title: Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning
Author: Peter C. Brown
Category: Nonfiction
Date: 4/14/2014
Lenguage: English
Publisher: unknown
Pages: unknown
ISBN10: 9780674729018

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To most of us, studying one thing “the laborious approach” implies wasted effort and time. Good instructing, we consider, must be creatively tailor-made to the totally different studying kinds of college students and may use methods that make studying simpler. Make It Stick turns trendy concepts like these on their head. Drawing on latest discoveries in cognitive psychology and different disciplines, the authors provide concrete strategies for turning into extra productive learners. Memory performs a central position in our skill to hold out complicated cognitive duties, reminiscent of making use of information to issues by no means earlier than encountered and drawing inferences from details already recognized. New insights into how reminiscence is encoded, consolidated, and later retrieved have led to a greater understanding of how we study. Grappling with the impediments that make studying difficult leads each to extra complicated mastery and higher retention of what was realized. Many widespread examine habits and follow routines turn into counterproductive. Underlining and highlighting, rereading, cramming, and single-minded repetition of new expertise create the phantasm of mastery, however beneficial properties fade rapidly. More complicated and sturdy studying come from self-testing, introducing sure difficulties in follow, ready to re-study new materials till a little bit forgetting has set in, and interleaving the follow of one talent or subject with one other. Speaking most urgently to college students, academics, trainers, and athletes, Make It Stick will attraction to all these within the problem of lifelong studying and self-improvement.

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