Working Memory

How do you remember things? Can you retain what you have learned? How effective is your working memory? Learning is a complex task that depends on a wide range of thinking skills working together: working memory. Working memory is a person’s ability to temporarily hold and manipulate information for thinking tasks that are performed on… Read More

There’s More Than One Way to Learn

How do you learn most effectively? Do you know? Learning is not one-style-fits-all. Try a couple of different methods, many are listed in the article below, and see what works best for you. One of my favorites: “If you think you know something, try to explain it to a six-year-old.”

I read it somewhere

♦ Reading ♦ Writing ♦  Doodling ♦ Listening ♦ Thinking ♦ Learning ♦ Sleeping on it ♦ Discussion In my life, these go hand-in-hand, but sometimes their place in the queue changes. Maybe it’s my DNA. Maybe it’s my upbringing. Maybe it’s my short focus and eagerness for something new, but I get really excited about this list. My upbringing partially explains the love of reading and… Read More

Changing habitual motion

When you were a child you learned how to walk, talk, brush your hair, put on a shirt—how to do all of the things that you take for granted today. If you were tie your shoelaces right now, would you have to think about it? Or would your fingers move as though they had been… Read More

Colossians 2:6-7 Living for Him

There’s a progression that continues throughout your lifetime here on earth. It starts when you acknowledge Jesus as your Lord and Savior; then you pursue your relationship with Him by reading His word, talking with Him, learning about Him, praising Him, thanking Him–rooting yourself in Him. And as you do, you start to live for… Read More

Slimy Learning

I watched a Ted Talks last night with my husband on quantum levitation ( Boaz Almog shows how a phenomenon known as quantum locking allows a superconductor disk to float over a magnetic rail—completely frictionlessly and with zero energy loss. I watched with my jaw dropped and followed the explanation with only one pause to… Read More