Whenever the subject of why some people learn faster comes up, I get a whole host of common answers:
Some people are just naturally smart. Often implying you can’t improve
Everyone is “smart” in their own way. Nonsense, research indicates different “intelligences” often correlate
IQ is all in the genes. Except IQ changes with age and IQ tests can be studied for, like any other test
There may be some truth to these claims. But, I don’t believe that means that average learners are doomed to mediocrity. I’ve met and heard of many people who went from middle to spectacular students after changing their learning habits and finding motivation.
Considering the upcoming launch of my rapid learning program, I wanted to share my favorite tactics to learn faster, retain information better or just enjoy the process of learning more:
#1 – Pegging or How Mental Magicians can Perfectly Recall Hundreds of Numbers
One of my favorite learning tactics, that is rarely mentioned, is pegging. This is a great tool for remembering numbers, provided you practice it.
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