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27 Aug 2020 • 39 mins
Sanjay Sarma and Luke Yoquinto share practical insights on how to optimize your learning. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Three simple tactics that drastically improve how we learn 2) Why you want the learning process to be difficult 3) How to get into the optimal mental state for learning Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep600 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT SANJAY & LUKE — Sanjay Sarma is the head of Open Learning at MIT. A professor of mechanical engineering by training, he has worked in the fields of energy and transportation; computational geometry; computer assisted design; and has been a pioneer in RFID technology. He has an undergraduate degree from IIT Kanpur as well as advanced degrees from Carnegie Mellon and UC Berkeley. Luke Yoquinto is a science writer who covers learning and education, as well as aging and demographic change in his role as a researcher at the MIT AgeLab. His work can be found in publications such as The Washington Post, Slate, The Wall Street Journal, and The Atlantic. He is a graduate of Boston University's science journalism program. • Book: Grasp: The Science Transforming How We Learn • Luke’s email: email@example.com • Luke’s Twitter: @lukeyoquinto — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Technique: Feynman blank page technique • Tool: Quizlet • Language Learning: Duolingo • Language Learning: Rosetta Stone • Online School: Khan Academy • Book: Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade by Robert Cialdini • Book: Consciousness and the Brain: Deciphering How the Brain Codes Our Thoughts by Stanislas Dehaene • Book: Catch-22 by Joseph Heller • Researchers: Robert and Elizabeth Bjork