The Skill Cookbook blog covers everything you could want to know about the mechanics of learning itself. It’ll teach you about note taking, creating a practice schedule, when to study, how to use flash cards, how to evaluate educational software and much more. But before you start diving into specific techniques, it is essential to optimize other parts of your life to make sure that you get the most out of your studies.No matter how much you study or practice, if you’re not sleeping enough you won’t learn as much as you want to. It’s hard to keep track of all this sort of research, so I’ve compiled it in this ebook. You’ll learn about the seven secrets to maximizing your learning outside even when you’re not studying or practicing, from improving motivation to tweaking your diet and beyond.
With a background in computer programming, neuroscience and video game design I seek to help people learn using apps and games. My courses lay the groundwork for self-teaching a variety of skills and topics. I test and review different learning tools in order to share the best ones with my students.