Exams are coming; Optimize your learning by using “Desirable Difficulties”.

Desirable difficulties are difficulties which challenge the comfort but ends up creating long term desirable effects(Learning). The concept of “desirable difficulties” was developed by Robert Bjork of UCLA. In his research, he noticed various kinds of experimental phenomena which indicated the emergence of 2 predominant patterns in learning. They are: Conditions of instruction or practice … Continue reading Exams are coming; Optimize your learning by using “Desirable Difficulties”.

Tweet: How to study to maximize performance ?

How to study to maximize performance | Elizabeth Bjork & Robert Bjork | ... https://t.co/63aTqiCF5n via @YouTube— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) July 12, 2019https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0NIXM74NwXs&feature=youtu.beThe concept of “desirable difficulties” was developed by Robert Bjork of UCLA. In his research he noticed various kinds of experimental phenomena which indicated the emergence of 2 predominant patterns in learning .Conditions … Continue reading Tweet: How to study to maximize performance ?

Tweet: Expertise is not a single skill

“Expertise is not a single skill; it is a collection of skills, and the same professional may be highly expert in some of the tasks in her domain while remaining a novice in others.” Daniel Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow#Skill #SkillAcquisition #Learning— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) September 3, 2018https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsExpertise is not a single skill; it is … Continue reading Tweet: Expertise is not a single skill

Tweet: Block practice vs Randomize practice.

Mastering skill Vs Transferring skills The Key to Mastering ANY Skill (Science of Basketball Skill Development) https://t.co/qTwsV6iGsJ via @YouTube— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) August 5, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Block practice is basically the same thing over and over again. Randomized practice includes switching it up and adding more variables. Block practice is the best way to master … Continue reading Tweet: Block practice vs Randomize practice.

Tweet: The importance of novelty in learning and attention is well documented

Apes social attention.,avoid static information and focus on the dynamic significant one https://t.co/cCyXzkANFm— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) September 6, 2017https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Several theories have suggested that novelty elicits a learning signal (Kormi-Nouri et al., 2005, Lisman and Grace, 2005, Meeter et al., 2005, Recce and Harris, 1996, Tulving and Kroll, 1995).  Novelty can help orient our attention, releasing … Continue reading Tweet: The importance of novelty in learning and attention is well documented