Neuroplasticity – the ability of our brain to rewire itself

Neuroplasticity is the ability of brain to adapt itself. When we change our learning habits we rewire the brain. Some students want to know more about the ability of the brain to rewire. Below is an-depth discussion of the subject. Question: How can anyone “rewire” his/hers brain? Answer: Scientists call this ability neuroplasticity.  Scientists have …

Alternatives to visual markers

Some of our students really struggle creating visual markers. Visualization is easy for most of us, but hard for some people. There are effective alternatives for visualization which we offer to students with uncommon set of abilities. These alternatives are more complex to use, but they may make the difference between learning and superlearning. Question: …

Linking markers

It is not enough to remember details, it is very important to connect the details with each other. There are several  levels of linking markers.  We start from examples of low-level visualization and related linking, and end with high-level visualization and related linking of markers. We start from creating short and simple stories, build up …

Remembering conversations

Some of our students want to use superlearning methods for conversations and meetings. Since many of us spend a lot of time in meetings and conversations, it is important to use that time with maximal efficiency. Below are some tips that allow you to create meeting summaries in your mind. Question: I have not completed …

Reading detail-rich material

Many of our students need to learn boring, complex material rich in details. How do you remember complex statistics or medical description? You break it into smaller step, use a lot of humour, and try to keep consistent tone in details and imagery. We teach our advanced students high-level visualization, but you can successfully remember …

Superlearning math formulas

Mathematical formulas are especially difficult to handle. Math is basically a different language that explains complex relationships between abstract objects. It makes no sense to visualize math as you would visualize history. My personal approach comes from data analytic and is graphical: there are various mathematical forces that bend graphs in various ways. Understanding why …

How to generate visual markers on-the-fly

Generating markers slowly is not good enough for speedreading. Generating markers fast requires certain level of skill. Our beginner-level student do not know how to overcome the controlled visualization speed limitations. When the students are ready, we teach them to reduce the level of control and enjoy free associations. Below are some discussions from our …

How do I tell what my reading speed and retention scores

Measuring your reading speed and retention score is a simple and important tool to judge your learning abilities. There are many applications that do this for you, but sometimes you want to double-check those results. Anna developed the superlearning tools more than a decade ago and did not need a computer back then. Sometimes low-tech …

Typical speedreading progress schedule

People are different in skills and in motivations. It is impossible to tell how much time each stage of learning will take. We do try to schedule training exercises along some reasonable progress expectations. Below are some typical expectations as expressed in one of our Udemy discussions. Question: I was just wondering where I should …

Writing a blog

Question: You decide to write a blog… How do you approach this? What tools do you use? Answer: First of all you need to generate exclusive “killer” content. You can use Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, talk on TED, create Udemy course, buy any sort of PR – whatever you need to get indication that what you …