Last Saturday morning I stopped by the Kumon office for supplies. It was teeming with little munchkins. A young male employee greeted me at the door, looking around for my little tykes. I didn’t have the heart to explain that Read More →
A commenter pointed me to this Wired article by Gary Wolf: Want to Remember Everything You’ll Ever Learn? Surrender to this Algorithm.
These quotes from the article describe how I feel, to a tee:
Learning things is easy.
Or, more precisely, practice makes perfect, but only BRIEFLY.
Sustained practice, and then you’re in the ballpark of practice makes the kind of perfect I was hoping for.
I was going over my May 2011 SAT the other 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