What you will learn from this course?

– Week 1: What is Learning?
Introduction to the Focused and Diffuse Modes
Terrence Sejnowski and Barbara Oakley–Introduction to the Course Structure
Using the Focused and Diffuse Modes–Or, a Little Dali will do You
What is Learning?
A Procrastination Preview
Practice Makes Permanent
Introduction to Memory
The Importance of Sleep in Learning
Interview with Dr. Terrence Sejnowski
Summary video for Module
Excitement About Whats Next! MaryAnne Nestor Gives Special Hints
Optional Interview with “Benny the Irish Polyglot” about Learning Languages

– Week 2: Chunking
Introductory Quiz (Lots of fun and useful info!)
What is Learning?
Introduction to Chunking
What is a Chunk?
How to Form a Chunk
Illusions of Competence
What Motivates You?
The Value of a Library of Chunks
Overlearning, Chunking, Einstellung, and Interleaving

– Week 3: Procrastination and Memory
Introduction to Procrastination and Memory
Tackling Procrastination – It is Easier, and More Valuable, Than You Think
Zombies Everywhere
Surf is Up: Process Versus Product
Harnessing Your Zombies to Help You
Juggling Life and Learning
Summing Up Procrastination
Diving Deeper into Memory
What is Long Term Memory?
Creating Meaningful Groups and the Memory Palace Technique
Summing Up Memory

– Week 4: Renaissance Learning and Unlocking Your Potential
How to Become a Better Learner
Introduction to Renaissance Learning and Unlocking Your Potential
Create a Lively Visual Metaphor or Analogy
No Need for Genius Envy
Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life
The Value of Teamwork
A Test Checklist
Hard Start – Jump to Easy
Final Helpful Hints for Tests

Certification : No
Time to complete : 1 week
Cost : Free
Course Level : Beginner
Language : English