Remembering dates and numbers

Many of our students love to read historical material. Almost any field of knowledge has its own history. History comprises of historical processes, heroic leaders, some interesting statistics, and lots of names, dates and numbers. The discussion below deals with remembering dates and numbers. Mario Laf  Remembering dates I have read that using dates with …

Generating interest with long boring texts

How do we read content that is genuinely boring? Why, we generate interest in any way we can. Interest is a key component for retention, it focuses the mind on the content, on the markers, on links and so on. One of the surprising fact we found, was that fast readers had higher retention than slow …

Daily reading

How much should you read every day? Our students love to read. Our students want to read. Our students need to read. Actually I am not so sure this is true. How many books/articles/blog did you read last year? Was it less than 1000 pages? If so you will eventually loose your reading skills… Was it …

How do I train each day?

Many of our students ask: how much should I train every day and what exercises should I do? The Udemy course comes with a big section of games, some of them also can be viewed at  this blog’s resources. You can spend as much or as little time playing various games as you want – this …

Developing your personal style

Quite often I urge the students to develop their personal style, but occasionally I wonder if they understand what I mean. Below are some examples. Each examples has its strengths and weaknesses,  and you should focus on those that fit your own style. Technocrat This is one of my favourite styles. I produce stylized markers …

Advanced superlearning course

For years I have been teaching the “advanced” course and yet I had only a handful of students.  Advanced course teaches high-level visualization, linking large amounts of information, prioritization of information, powerful prereading and other interesting superlearning techniques. What is not a part of the advanced course The “advanced” course does not handle speedreading and …

Setting your superlearning goals

When you try to develop superlearning skills it is very important not to loose sight of your goals. Do I want to develop a super-skill? Super-skills set us apart from other human beings, help promote our reputation on Linkedin and draw our people to us in various ways we enjoy. However this comes with a …

Healthcare memorization and mnemonics

Healthcare information requires large amount of memorization. Our students need to remember body parts in foreign languages, complex functional behaviour of these body parts, historical facts related to various body functions… The methods for remembering medicine, chemistry and biology are a combination of methods for remembering foreign languages and methods fro remembering historical processes. Barney …

Flash games recommended by Anna

In her courses Anna recommends resources that are out of scope of our Udemy course. We are planning to make some of these resources available for the readers of this blog. All resources are very simple flash and TOTALLY FREE. Game collection Games for the brain Probably the best collection of simple games. Trains visualization …

Chunking and linking markers

Our students learn to manipulate with visual markers they  create, often relying on trial and error. There are at least two operations on visual markers that create basic knowledge representation: chunking and linking. Chunking deals with structuring information into manageable chunks. Linking deals with defining relationships between chunks and within chunks. Below is a discussion …