Learning done differently.

The strategies for learning in this article seem right to me. There were two great things in there: firstly, practice related things rather than one thing to excess; secondly, take notes after the class to aid with memory retrieval. Just imagine this latter applied to business meetings: you'd need far shorter ones so that you could all remember afterwards and then you'd need a prime and secondary minute-maker to agree a first draft of the minutes and actions, but it would be great to have people concentrating not writing or typing.

Everything You Thought You Knew About Learning Is Wrong

Taking notes during class? Topic-focused study? A consistent learning environment? All are exactly opposite of the best strategies for learn…