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Say you have a program to write, or a math problem to solve, or a circuit to design, or some specific class assignment. Begin by thinking up as many approaches as you can. Compare them and pick one to try. Use a breadth first rather than a depth first search for a solution. To help change your way of thinking, challenge yourself to invent at least 3 ...


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I can guess that the kind of endurance you are talking about, could be achieved by switching activities - as far as I know the mind stays alert and refreshed when activities are changed - e.g. a walk can be helpful after spending a lot of attention on a math problem. I have elaborated over an aspect of this here: ...


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I cannot answer definitively because I can't find research for this idea, but I believe the answer is no - the kind of endurance training you're asking about sounds very unlikely to me. It's been my experience that when it comes to mental tasks, the challenge is not endurance but efficiency. Rather than striving to cultivate endurance to work hours and ...



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