How Do We Learn? A Zine

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  • It’s all about connections
    • Myth: new ideas are stored like files in a filing cabinet
    • Truth: new ideas have to connect with what’s already there, like a jigsaw puzzle
  • Use it or lose it
    • Myth: re-reading and cramming are effective
    • Truth: reCALL is much better. It’s also better to space out your learning!
  • Connect deep
    • Myth: highlighting and memorizing are good ways to learn
    • Truth: you have to process items on a deep level to make them stick.