How We Learn
A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post asking for someone to please enlighten me:
What specficially is “deliberate practice?” Like, down-and-dirty, roll up your sleeves, step-by-step, What Is It?
This much I know: ”Deliberate Practice” feels Read More →
Everyone talks a good game about the essential ingredients for mastery (myself included) — there’s ”deliberate practice,” and “10,000 hours,” etc. But I ask of you,* and with the utmost sincerity:
What exactly– specifically and Read More →
If you’re anything like me…..
….E V E R Y T H I N G takes way longer than you think it will.
With regard to the SAT (or I should say, with regard to learning anything, and Read More →
Taking a crack at another BIG question today:
Q. Have my opinions and ideas on this project changed?
The longer answer depends on what day — or even what time of day — I’m asked that question. I’m Read More →
…..but feeling like I’m making progress.
And therein lies the quandary, according to my friend Catherine. My brain is telling me that I’m making progress; the tests are telling me otherwise.
Terrible, terrible, illusion.
Reminds me that asking my Read More →
I’m reading a book about memory, called Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer, and I’ve come upon a section about the work of Dr. Ericsson:
“What separates experts from the rest
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