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!
- Myth: highlighting and memorizing are good ways to learn
- Truth: you have to process items on a deep level to make them stick.