1. The Secret To Learning New Skills Twice As Fast

    The Secret To Learning New Skills Twice As Fast

    Learning a new skill doesn’t depend so much on how much practice you do, but how you practice. The key is to subtly vary your training with changes that keep your brain learning. By changing up your routine, new research says, you can cut the time to acquire a new skill by half. Acquiring new motor skills requires repetition, but iterative repetition is much more effective than just doing the same thing over and over.

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    1. Reconsolidation is a process in which
    2. What we found is if you practice a slightly modified version of a task you want to master, you actually learn more and faster than if you just keep practicing the exact same thing multiple times in a row.
    3. If you make the altered task too different, people do not get the gain we observed during reconsolidation. The modification between sessions needs to be subtle.
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