How We Think, Author: John Dewey.
What it takes to train ourselves into mastering the art of thinking, and how we can channel our natural curiosity in a productive way when confronted with an overflow of information.
By Jennifer Miller – “When you’re just starting to learn something new, the errors that you experience are helping you learn faster,” says David Herzfeld, a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering involved with the Hopkins study.
Which means anyone struggling to master a sport, skill, or creative task should keep this in mind: Don’t beat yourself up for repeatedly fouling on your serve or drawing a human hand that more accurately resembles a starfish. more> http://tinyurl.com/mrpaum2
The idea of the Anti-To-Do List is that it is the account of progress for that day. In some ways it’s a “Done” List.
This is really powerful, because you can always look back at your Anti-To-Do List and see how much you’ve got done (even if the items weren’t on your todo list). more> http://tinyurl.com/llr3ag8
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Getting Things Done, Author: David Allen.
By Vivian Giang – Your brain is “dumbed down” when you multitask because you’re using a different part of it that “adversely affects how you learn.”
Instead, a good strategy to adopt is to perform tasks in sequences, called “set shifting,” which is the practice of switching consciously and completely from one task to the next instead of doing everything at once.
This will allow you to use your brain at high capacity for each task, but you can only think of the task you’re currently working on. more> http://tinyurl.com/mpngx9b