Why Learning is Quicker Than You Think It Is

Mike Boyd makes videos documenting his process of learning stuff as quickly as possible.

Busting the Mehrabian Myth

Can words really account for only 7 percent of the meaning of a spoken message?

This short video animation puts ‘Mehrabian’s rule’ under the magnifying glass and shows why it can’t be true.

Inno-Versity Presents: Greatness by David Marquet

David Marquet single-handedly “turned his ship around” when he became captain of the USS Santa Fe, a nuclear powered submarine which had a crew ranked dead last in retention and operational standings. By treating his crew as leaders, not followers, Marquet’s sub went from “worst to first.” Marquet addresses audiences who want to create empowering work environments that release the passion, initiative, and intellect of everyone on their team.

Neuroplasticity

The Sentis Brain Animation Series takes you on a tour of the brain through a series of short and sharp animations. This video explains how our most complex organ is capable of changing throughout our lives. This inspiring animation demonstrates how we all have the ability to learn and change by rewiring our brains.

How to Study Effectively with Flash Cards – College Info Geek

Flash cards can help you learn and memorize information quickly, and they’re one of the most powerful tools you can use when it comes time to study for exams.

One Thing to Know About Your Brain that will Change Your Life | Ann Herrmann-Nehdi | TEDxTyron

Ann asks the question, “Do you manage your brain or does it manage you?” In order to reach your full potential and get the most out of your brain, you need to understand how it works and what you can do to better use it.

Think Like Your Future Depends on it Because it Does | Ann Herrmann-Nehdi | TEDxBigSky

The question is, how can you become future ready when “what you know” won’t necessary apply and might actually be blocking your view and ability to learn? Transform your thinking. When the world is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous, it’s going to take all your thinking capabilities, not just your specialized strengths, to be future ready in the midst of so much rapid change. But the good news is, you have the best tool available for the task—your brain. And with specific mindhacks based on creative thinking and learning, you’ll be able to get and stay future ready no matter what comes your way.

The First 20 Hours – How to Learn Anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU

Josh Kaufman is the author of the #1 international bestseller, ‘The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business’, as well as the upcoming book ‘The First 20 Hours: Mastering the Toughest Part of Learning Anything.’ Josh specializes in teaching people from all walks of life how to master practical knowledge and skills. In his talk, he shares how having his first child inspired him to approach learning in a whole new way.