Finding time to read more

Quite often I am asked: “When can I find time to read?”. This is a very good question, and there are several disciplines that address it from several perspectives. First of all, if you do not have time to procrastinate you will probably have no time to read. It is important to understand, that just …

Career choice and development from keytostudy perspective

Choosing a career and choosing a spouse are two of the biggest decisions we make in our life and thus share many common traits. In this post, we will discuss how to choose a career. Most of us have one career throughout our lives, while flirting occasionally with other careers. Being a superlearner makes the …

Reading coaching

Sometimes our training just does not work. I already recognise such cases and simply ask: for how many hours did you read last week? If the answer is below 2 hours, there is very little chance that the person will learn speedreading. There is a huge value in simply stop thinking and start practicing. Practice …

Superlearner story: man vs computer.

Why should we train at all? It is well-known in professional circles that a good computer can already beat a great chess master.  A computer can easily beat  a polymath  in Jeopardy game.  he computers are so good in fooling humans, that for the last 10 years only a professional and experienced interrogator will know …

Nature vs nurture

Some of our students wonder regarding nature vs nurture controversy. The subject is very much open. See for example this nice article or these inspiring quotes. I will try to share some of my own experience. Back in 2008 came this amazing book which claimed to determine some of the factors that contribute to high …

Why keytostudy methodology is effective

Occasionally we try to understand why our method works better than reference methods. This and this and some other articles ask a funny question: is speedreading possible at all? The answer is: yes! I know it from my own experience and from experiences of thousands of students.  To achieve this result, we do not apply brute …

Learning new things and getting out of comfort zone

When we need to learn something new we step out of our comfort zone. While some people find it very easy and inspiring, others need to manage the courage. I have overfocus ADHD, which means I have especially hard time accepting changes. One of the reasons I feel such a dire need to know almost …

Jade, superlearner story

Jade was born with a rare gift: photographic memory. While we see people with photographic memory in TV shows, meeting one with real life is extremely rare. Eidetic memory occurs in a small number of children and generally is not found in adults. In fact, there is no clear test for eidetic memory in adults, …

Speed is the new intelligence

This great post by Dilbert creator argues that speed is the new intelligence. Is that really true? The intelligence discussed by Scott Adams has to do with common sense and big numbers. Technology facilitate access to people, ability to generate and test ideas, access to supporting information and knowledge. Simply by using information technology properly …

Career boosting mindset

Following simple rules may boost your career and improve your chances for success. While gaining superlearning experience, we follow the same rules. See for yourself: Courage over fear. Choosing the way of superlearning requires some courage. While there are dedicated teachers and many students have reached their goals, there are no guarantees that you will …