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Ultralearning: Scott H. Young – Love Your Work, Episode 199
Scott H. Young (@scotthyoung) is best known for learning the entire MIT Computer Science curriculum, on his own, in only a year. He did it through “ultralearning”, It’s a way of organizing your learning so each moment you spend learning is much more effective than it would be otherwise.
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If you’re like me, you love to learn new things. If you’re like me, you’d also like to learn more in a shorter amount of time. In Ultralearning, Scott shares how to break down learning projects into their component parts, and how to choose the most effective ways of learning each of those individual parts.
In this conversation, you’ll learn about:
- How can “meta learning” – or planning your learning projects – make the process more enjoyable, and prevent burnout and procrastination?
- Learn why when you feel like you’re learning more, you may actually be learning less. Which is right for you? Free recall, or repeated review?
- If you’re like me, the term “ultralearning” may sound a little exhausting. Learn how you can apply ultralearning principles to even the most casual learning projects.
You can use ultralearning principles to learn a new language, learn to dance, or to get more bang for your career-building buck.
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