I host the podcast Global Optimum. The goal of the podcast is to make altruists more effective. The most recent episode is about how to learn more effectively. I review the psychological literature on learning techniques and discuss the interplay between scholarship and rationality.
This episode features:
-What are the best and worst studying techniques?
-Do “learning styles” exist?
-How to squeeze more learning into your day
-How to start learning a new field
-How to cultivate viewpoint diversity
-How to avoid getting parasitized by bad ideas
-Should you study in the morning or at night?
-Can napping enhance learning?
Full transcript: http://danielgambacorta.com/podcast/how-to-learn-better/
The podcast is available on all podcast apps.
Listen here: http://globaloptimum.libsyn.com/how-to-learn-better