The Distracted Mind

Everyone knows we're not supposed to multitask while driving, but do you know why? Refraining from texting, changing the radio, or talking to other people in the car isn't just cautionary advice from your parents and teachers. It turns out your brain literally can't focus on too much at once. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQKELDNnzUQ Our brain is not... Continue Reading →

How Tinkering Helps You Learn

Doodle by @giuliaforsythe drawn during @grantpotter‘s presentation Tinkering is often thought of a lot like doodling. Mindlessly playing around with things certainly can't help you learn, right? Well, as research points out, tinkering might actually be really good for learning. Tinkering, or figuring out how something works just by poking at it for a while,... Continue Reading →

Three Lists for 2011

New Year resolutions are not complete, until we really find out what is working(and not working) with them. We need to focus on things which are bringing us more results or better outcomes in life and for this Tim Sanders suggests to keep these three lists. The Stop Doing List: What habits, tendencies or activities are counter-productive?... Continue Reading →

Email and your focus

We’ve shifted from a society of artists and specialists to one that stares at digital pixels all day. In April 2008, the New York Times published an article which uncovered that nearly a third of one’s work day is spent on irrelevant items and distractions such as email. What’s more, the Radicati Group found that... Continue Reading →

College Tools For Back To School

This list comprises everything from financial aid to local guides, social networking, web-based applications and much more for the student with no time to waste in getting the most out of their education. Application Sites BeRecruited.com - For student athletes to fill out a form and be connected with college recruiters while getting information on... Continue Reading →

5 Tips for Fast and Effective Learning

Fortunately, learning and learning to learn well, will always be one of the most valuable skills in your personal and professional life. My point is to start building these skills as soon as possible, preferably when you are still a student. Fast and effective learning is a skill for life and we could talk about... Continue Reading →

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