Here's a mini-infographic with 6 super-effective learning methods that can help you learn better.
I first wrote about the mnemonic in my summary of Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.
It's a super helpful way to commit these methods to memory. When in doubt, just think of RIVERS:
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With the right approach, you can transform setbacks and failures into opportunities.
It used to be that having a single area of expertise was enough to succeed. This is no longer the case, due to rapid growth in technology and new media. Now, people with multiple competencies are outperforming their single-skilled peers.
Fortunately, there are unprecedented opportunities to develop new skills, master complex concepts, and improve at an array of fun and fulfilling hobbies.
Accessibility is no longer the limiting factor. What you do need is time, attention, and the right learning mindset.
The Mindshift online course by Barbara Oakley and Terry Sejnowski provides a framework that takes up where Learning How to Learn leaves off. It walks you through new learning strategies, how to change yourself through learning, and even what goes into making a high-quality online course.
There is also the Mindshift book, which offer complementary stories and insights that don't appear in the course videos.
Here's an infographic (like this one from Learning How to Learn) that captures ten essential concepts from the course:
Keep reading below to find my detailed notes from the course.