When is the right time for speedwriting

Speedwriting is good as long as you have a Eurika moment, or have enough materials to generate new insights while writing. If you have too many thoughts then speedwriting can clean up your head. But if you are puzzled or bored it might backfire… What is speedwriting? It is just another critical part of superlearning …

Coaching with Anna: testimonies

We last published student testimonies three years ago. You can read them here https://www.keytostudy.com/student-testimonies/.  To be honest, our new students are as satisfied as ever. I will share some of the responses. Deeptaanshu Kumar, VP of Data Engineering, June 2022 The classes were great and it was straightforward to implement Mrs. Goldentouch’s advice and methods! My reading …

Creativity games: what-if and what-else

A simple creativity exercise we can play anywhere at any time is the what-if or what-else game. This exercise can be applied to almost anything and can be easily modified for more controlled experience. Simple “what if” game Our basic visualization is person-action-object, so the easiest exercise is replace just one of these factors and …

Long term memory: revisiting vs speedwriting

Suppose you want to remember something for a very long time. How do you ensure memorization? There are many methods, which can be roughly divided into three categories: reviewing the notes (revisiting), actively using (speedwriting) and lifestyle choices (sleep, food, …).  Here I compare revisiting with speedwriting, and provide some actionable tips. The lifestyle element …

Sections and subjects of the memory masterclass

After a decade of work on the memory masterclass, it has become very extensive. 90% of the things in the masterclass I could not even imagine when creating the Udemy class 10 years ago. So I will take some time here to describe what is in the class and what is not in the class …

Subvisualization: when visualization is not fast enough

subvisualization

To be honest I have not been doing visualization at all since I started to read above 5000 wpm. When I slow down and want to remember everything, I still use memory structures – more often than not I do not have to. Here is a short confession of what it feels like to be …

Multitasking using tabs in your memory

When we work in a browser we open many tabs. Different people will use different portfolios of tabs and windows. The thing is, we do not do this in our own heads when we multitask. And this can be fixed. Tabs vs windows when browsing Some people have many tabs, some have many windows and …

Mental skyscrapers

We use mental palaces to remember a large amount of knowledge. But what should we do, when faced with multiple snapshots of the event?  I welcome you to mental skyscrapers. They can get tall, but the layout is unlikely to change. Mental skyscrapers for processes Typically we will use mental skyscrapers for processes. For example, …

Logical markers: abstract constants and variables

How should we remember constants and variables? There are many formulas in sciences, and these formulas use constants and variables. Some of these constants and variables are almost abstract, like the Plank constant. How should we treat them? A constant as a letter Let us take for example the Plank constant. It is a critical …

One on one coaching with Anna will dramatically improve your success chances

Once a year, we emphasize the role of 1:1 training with Anna. Every year we are asked to explain the advantages of life coaching with video courses. This time I will take a different approach and address the way you can combine resources. If you scroll to the end of this article, you will see …