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There are many researches that support spaced learning over massed learning. They all indicate that both have their drawbacks and depend on the process that you are learning. You can infer (couldn't find specific analysis for that) that in case of spaced learning your study periods must be short enough not to become massed and long enough to have actual ...


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Problem is, I really need an A if I want to be a doctor, if I get a B I'm done (Sweden) ... and now this physics test is most likely going to stop me. I don't know what to do. I have been through do-or-die situations. Please don't lose sight of the task at hand. Don't worry about things beyond that. Believing in some aphorisms like: "Everything happens ...


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You get good at something by spending (a lot of) time on it. Malcolm Gladwell suggested spending 10,000 hours on something to become an expert. He has caught flak on this, with most of the criticism focusing on his supposedly neglecting the role of inborn talent. So: to get good at something, start out by being born with talent for it. Then spend a lot of ...


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Experience teaches best. You can become good (or the best) at anything when you focus on it. Doing something repetitively makes you comfortable. Every professional was once an apprentice. As an apprentice you can ask help from others.


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I think the best way to learn is to study theory and do practical work hand-in-hand. Ie. when reading about a programming concept, implement it at the same time as you are learning more about it. That way you will see much better how it works, and you probably run into the practical limitations and possibilities quite soon - unlike when just reading about ...


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Coding is a task that requires deep concentration. That is why the time span you allocate for coding should be long enough to dive in and accomplish something meaningfull, but not too long so you don't get exhausted. From my experience, one hour would be too short, but one day per week - to long and too rare. I would go for 2 hr few times per week. Maybe it ...



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