September 17, 2020

The 50/50 rule (How to retain and remember 90% of everything you learn)

Learning comes down to two things: repetition, and connecting new information to existing knowledge.  The ultimate aim of learning is to apply what you learn when it matters. Information is easy to access when there are many strong pathways to that information. That means you need to think about something often enough to build strong connections to it in your brain. It makes retrieving/remembering easier.

Think about something often enough and its recall can become automatic.  Read more