440: Barbara Oakley | Learning How to Learn

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You don't have to be afraid of math (or anything) when you adapt techniques that make you excel at other things.

"You can do way more than you think you can do." -Barbara Oakley

The Cheat Sheet:
  • Why is following your passion not always your best option? (10:35)
  • Gaining smooth, practiced "chunks" of knowledge is invaluable in art, sports, math, language -- and even charm. (19:50)
  • Is "mathphobia" a global phenomenon? (21:05)
  • Why do we procrastinate, and what can we do to fend it off? (23:56)
  • Learn how to get motivated instead of overwhelmed. (29:54)
  • And so much more...

Show notes at http://theartofcharm.com/podcast-episodes/barbara-oakley-learning-how-to-learn-episode-440/

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