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This book reads like a giant blog post and is exactly type f soft writing that I strongly dislike in non fictionIn any case the book didn t contain that many new insights for me but here are some points that I did find useful The Directness Principle Whenever you want to learn something try to figure Tea for Ruby out what the TRUE end goal is You want to learn German Well what do you want to use it for Is it for reading the newspapernline Then start by reading the Newspaper Online Is It online Is it have drunken chats at the bar Well try to have drunken chats at the bar Whatever it is that you want to learn figure ut the true end goal AND TRY TO PLACE YOUR PRACTICE try to place your practice close to that end goal as possible Don t trade it ff for ther tasks further away from the true end goal as gains in some ther related task will not necessarily easily transfer to your true end goal DrillingWork your way backwards Periodically you should asses the skill you are practicing and try to pin point where your weakest points are and then spend concerted effort n those parts until they stop being your weakest points Deepening learning by explaining If you want to cement your understanding n a topic then try to explain the idea in writing to someone else If you sense that you are stuck at some point I only Like the Fingers of the Guy I Hate, Vol. 1 or if your reasoning isn t particularly clear You can scrutinise your reasoning by asking yourself WHY multiple times go back and research the topic further until you fully grasp the topic If you keep drilling deeper into a topic this is a good methodf learning something by first principles rather than just memorising
An AnswerIn Any Case I Can T Really Recommend This answerIn any case I can t really recommend this but if you want a good book The Whistle Pig on learning and memory I really recommend the book Make it Stick Scott Young describes ultralearning as learning something hard in a short periodf time I m interested in learning than ultralearning but a few things he talks about can be useful A lot f principles he discusses are already well known learning concepts The best thing I took away from this book is to attack my weakest point firstHe prescribes nine principles for his method1 Metalearning have a road map 2 Focus concentrate3 Directness go into action mode4 Drill attack your weakest point5 Retrieval test your knowledge6 Feedback learn from criticism7 Retention learn to remember things8 Intuition use play and exploration f concepts 9 Experimentation. You rerun ld routines and ld ways Church Planting Is for Wimps: How God Uses Messed-Up People to Plant Ordinary Churches That Do Extraordinary Things of solving problems To counter that Ultralearningffers powerful strategies to break you A Stepdaughter In Heat outf those mental ruts and introduces new training methods to help you push through to higher levels f retentionScott H Young incorporates the latest research about the most effective learning methods and the stories f Rufus other ultralearners like himself among them Benjamin Franklin chess grandmaster Judit Polgár and Nobel laureate physicist Richard Feynman as well as a hostf thers such as little known modern polymath Nigel Richards who won the French World Scrabble Championship without knowing FrenchYoung documents the methods he and thers have used to acuire kno. .
Just maybe 10x longer than it needed to be If you re Into Stuff Like This stuff like this can read the full review Sometimes I sits and thinks and sometimes I just sits Should we all be learning the same things This is a rather You Are a Miserable Excuse for a Hero!: Book One in the Just Make a Choice! Series odd view andne I ve heard before I would make the following comments Using history just as an example1 If everyone learned the same thing so let s suggest everyone studied the Greco Persian wars but no ne studied the French Revolution then we d have lots f knowledge floating around about Women and Social Work: Towards a Woman-Centered Practice one thing but not about thether So a huge verconcentration f knowledge in whatever the education department The Cowboys of the day chose andther knowledge at best neglected and at worst lostContinues elsewhere Most books Sins of Treachery on learning are narrowly focusedn academic tests but this book actually helps you learn skills you can use in real life And I think learning to learn is ne f the most important things we can do in lifeSome good learning principles from the bookDirectness the best way to practice is to do very thing you want to do Instead My Grandfather's Prison: A Story of Death and Deceit in 1940s Kansas City of reading about painting actually paint Insteadf taking a test n vocabulary actually practice speaking the language you re trying to learn Instead f writing papers Whos Next? Guess Who! on coding create a program Direct application is the best practice arenaRetrieval When asked people say that good reviews make them feel like they are prepared and will remember But it actually isn t the best for locking things inur memo I wanted to like this book it has a great premise and the examples are interesting but it s another example f a non fiction book with so much padding and fluff It could have been 10 times shorter and I would have loved it but because
it was a published book it needs to hit a word count which sacrificed its uality Ultralearning was a published book it needs to hit a word count which sacrificed its uality Ultralearning a strategy for acuiring skills and knowledge that is both self directed and intense The book is Young s clear concise and well written explanation f how I don t understand the high reviews Papi's Gift on this book The author seems to be attempting to coin a phrase to describe pretty normal modesf learning utside f school Warning The rating n Goodreads is wildly inflatedUltralearning is a really mediocre book n how to learn an arbitrary skill efficiently whether it s a language programming グライネリエ 1 [Grainerie 1] or playing the piano I was really suckered in by the fancy title Ultralearning Shut up and take my money But honestly. Now a Wall Street Journal bestsellerLearn a new talent stay relevant reinvent yourself and adapt to whatever the workplace throws your way Ultralearningffers nine principles to master hard skills uickly This is the essential guide to future proof your career and maximize your competitive advantage through self educationIn these tumultuous times f economic and technological change staying ahead depends n continual self education a lifelong mastery f fresh ideas subjects and skills If you want to accomplish and stand apart from everyone else you need to become an ultralearnerThe challenge f learning new skills is that you think you already know how best to learn as you did as a student so. .
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Go The First Socialist Society: A History of the Soviet Union from Within outside your comfort zoneHe gives a lotf examples The Coming Revolution in Youth Ministry of so called ultralearners including the Polgar sisters There is a lotf repetition in the book
book could have a lot shorter But it is still useful If you want a book File Under: Arson on how to learn then there are better books you should read thisne for the ultra part There are some nice anecdotes Wicked Sense on people who worked their assesff and became some f the best at what they do Young tries to generalize n their behavior and serves the result I m very interested in the topic f ultralearning although I hadn t heard that exact term before More importantly I ve already worked through Scott Young s programme Rapid Learner which is excellent and covers much f the same material as Ultralearning So for that reason not much in this book was NEW TO MESTILL IF YOU HAVEN T GOT THE to meStill if you haven t got the r inclination to work through an expensive six week nline course this book is an excellent lesson in how humans can learn effectively efficiently and fast Scott gives numerous examples f successful ultralearners ties it in with the latest scientific research and rganises everything into 9 handy principles Dobys Lessons (Brats in Training of ultralearning that you can apply to your next educational endeavourEven better he makes it all the way through 300 pages withoutnce describing any The Texan Meets His Match of his techniues as a hack a word soverused these days that s it s become almost as meaningless as literally r fascist God I m sick f being told to hack everythingThe ne thing I thought could have been expanded was the section r rather the paragraph The Heretic's Handbook (Kindle Single) on mnemonics Scott mentions these tricks number pegging etc as potentially helpful but is uite dismissivef their benefits and doesn t elaborate n what they actuallyThe Book Could Have
Are I Think He SI think he s that they aren t the most important weapon in an ultralearner s arsenal but they re still worth knowingThat s nly a minor uibble if you want to become a memory master there are plenty f ther resources you can turn to Scott recommends the book Moonwalking with Einstein which I haven t read but I m sure is great Personally I learned a lot Monsieur de Saint-George: Virtuoso, Swordsman, Revolutionary: A Legendary Life Rediscovered of useful tricks from the chaptern memory in Derren Brown s Tricks Garden of The Gods of the MindAnyway that minormission isn t enough to prevent me from giving 5 stars to Ultralearning It s a dense concise info packed and practical book that ll teach you how to learn and it s much better than The Four Hour Chef by Tim Ferriss. Wledge and shows that far from being an bscure skill limited to aggressive autodidacts ultralearning is a powerful tool anyone can use to improve their career studies and lifeUltralearning explores this fascinating subculture shares a proven framework for a successful ultralearning project and ffers insights into how you can The Fruits of Graft: Great Depressions Then and Now organize and exe cute a plan to learn anything deeply and uickly without teachersr budget busting tuition costsWhether the goal is to be fluent in a language r ten languages earn the euivalent f a college degree in a fraction Musical Mathematics: On the Art and Science of Acoustic Instruments of the timer master multiple tools to build a product r business from the ground up the principles in Ultralearning will guide you to succes.