September 19, 2020 | 12:24

How People Learn — Working Memory And The 3 Basic Rules Of Productivity

Have you ever wondered what happens inside our brain whenever we are thinking about something? How some people have great ideas, are able to learn fast, and are incredibly productive, while others are struggling with finalizing even a simple task? There are many components to this process, and in this article, you will learn about one of them. Working Memory is one of the several memory types where information is processed and manipulated before it is either discarded or committed to the long-term storage. Read more

July 27, 2020 | 12:16

Effort vs. Ability

Words are powerful, and the way we use them can have a tremendous impact on the people who hear us speaking. But it is not only negative words that can harm us. Sometimes even the use of positive words can have a totally unexpected effect on people. Read more

July 20, 2020 | 12:15

How People Learn — Human Senses

Have you ever thought about how we navigate and perceive the world around us? In How People Learn — The Brain Basics, I have described the basic principles of brain functioning. But as powerful as it is, our brain is a black box that relies on various sensory systems to get information from the outside world for processing. Read more

July 13, 2020 | 12:14

Debunking The Myth Of 10% Brain Usage

The human brain is a marvel of biological engineering. It allowed us to accumulate and pass on the knowledge of many prior generations throughout millennia, resulting in a civilization that went into space, taught computers to see and speak, and that continually discovers and investigates the laws of the Universe. Read more

July 6, 2020 | 12:13

How People Learn — The Brain Basics

Have you ever thought about how people learn? What happens inside your brain when you learn some new information or practice a novel skill? And is there a way to enhance the outcomes of learning? This article is the first in the series on “How People Learn,” in which I invite you to embark on a journey toward a better understanding of the most sophisticated construct in the Universe—the human brain. Read more

June 22, 2020 | 12:11

How To Become A Software Engineer Expert—The Pyramid of Mastery

Previously I defined The Pyramid Of Mastery—a model that describes the aspects of what does being an Expert mean. But a model without some specific examples of how it applies to the real world doesn’t really mean anything. Therefore, in this post, I will provide an example of what does it mean to master the Software Engineering domain. To narrow things down a bit, let’s focus on Software Engineering in Web Development. Read more

June 8, 2020 | 12:09

The Path Toward Mastery — How To Become An Expert In Your Field

With the advent of the informational era, and lately, usage of Artificial Intelligence to automate and make some jobs obsolete, new professions appear and others evolve, making people be on a constant learning spree to keep up with the industries' standards. Along with that, globalization and technological advances blur the boundaries between physical locations and make it possible to hire people from all over the world. This global marketplace puts an additional strain on people, as they have to compete for a job not only with others within a city or state but with millions of people from other countries as well. Read more

June 4, 2020 | 12:08

How Education Discriminates Children In Favor Of Adults

Education is such a broad topic that it can’t be covered in a single article, not even in a book. Nevertheless, today’s education discriminates against children in schools and universities. Let’s make a parallel analysis of both the participants in education and the environment where learning happens so that we could see how things are going today. Read more