Successful students organize notes

This looks like no brainer:  students should organize their notes.  Then why so few students effectively organize their notes? For several years I asked myself and my students. In this article, I will share what I found. For more reading, you can check the links here, here, here, here, here, and here. My own experience Before …

Perception and memory: Finding patterns in chaos

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This article is very important as a way to describe my approach to memory and speedreading. Read all of it carefully, please. For more information here, here, here, here, here, and here. World as chaos If we address all the details of what we perceive we will drown in information. Fortunately, our perceptual mechanisms reduce …

Strange history of books

What do we read and why do we read it? It there something we SHOULD read? Can our reading become toxic? Want to read more here, here, here, here, here, and here? Update: Sorry, some of the links are no longer active, and I do not know why. Strange reading The fact that somebody wrote a …

Effective Tricks To Write Better Essays

I really enjoyed this guest post. Hope you will also enjoy it. If you have some spare time, try to write about something that excites you. The requirement with your essay writing will be higher and you will have to develop better writing skills. We asked the experts about the best tips for writing good …

The joy of speedwriting

You can write very fast quality material. This is something not very hard to learn and very useful for most occupations. I will explain some of the skills involved. Speedwriting is doable We have been discussing speedreading on multiple occasions, but speedwriting is something I do not have a course for. It is doable, but …

Superlearner story: JB cures depression

You probably noticed the new course on Thinkific we call KeyToVision. It deals with visualization and analytical thinking as the main tool for solving personal problems. The common problems are depression, stress and traumas. JB is one of the reasons we developed these tools, so his testimony is especially important for me.  My student JB …

Think Beyond the Borders: How to Write Creatively About Ordinary Things

In my posts, I often use creativity for problem-solving, visualization or art.  My choice of creativity is very structured and productive. But there are many forms of creativity. In this post, Michelle Brooks uses creativity as a form of inspiration. She even uses her own word for it: extraordinification . I think you will love it and …

Making sense of a message

Sometimes long messages contain very little information, and other times very short message may be densely packed with details and actionable info. In this article, I want to explore what this actually means for all of us. For today’s reading, I have chosen articles here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. Reading and …

How to Write Better if You Are Not a Native English-Speaker?

For me as well as a half or our readers, English is not the first language. This does not mean that we cannot read and write as well or better than most native speakers. In this post, a Hungarian journalist explains her way to master the English language. My way was different and passed through conference …

Write My Research Paper: 3 Hints to Find Relevant Help Online

Most of our students are overworked and overstressed. This is a common condition of our age. While we recommend doing your own research, you may be hard pressed to hire someone who can help you. Personally, I have never hired ghostwriters, and do not recommend anyone to do this. If you need to hire a …