Episode #21: 4 Keys to Remembering What You Learn

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In today’s world, we have so much information at our fingertips, it’s easy to feel like we know things. But there’s a difference between understanding something and just feeling like we do. This is sometimes called “the illusion of competence.”

What’s the point of reading a bunch of books if you don’t absorb the knowledge? The truth is, we can’t recall most of what we consume on a daily basis. So how can we learn more effectively?

In this episode, I cover the most important learning principles and strategies I’ve distilled from a variety of sources over the years. They have helped me remember more of what I learn. I hope they help you too.

If you enjoyed this episode, you might also like…

4 Principles of Effective Learning (blog post)

5 Ways to Increase Your Intelligence (podcast episode)

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Ruben Chavez is a writer, personal development educator, and host of The Think Grow Podcast. He has created a community of over 3 million readers across his collective platforms, including his popular Instagram page ThinkGrowProsper. Along with this blog, these platforms are his way of inspiring and connecting with thoughtful, creative, and ambitious people just like you.