Productivity

Book Review: Deep Work by Cal Newport

Deep Work is a guide to cultivating intense focus to succeed in the modern, distracted world. To perform deep work entails focusing without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. This book is broken into two parts. The first part of the book will explain why deep work is valuable, why it is rare, and why it is meaningful.

How to Use Spaced Repetition to Remember What You’ve Learned

Putting in the hours to learn something is grueling enough, but forgetting what you learned and having to repeat the process is even worse. Sadly, the reality is that we forget most of what we learn in just a short period of time. Consuming information is useless if you are unable to recall it. In The …

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The Zeigarnik Effect: How to Use it to Benefit Your Life

The Zeigarnik effect states that failure to complete a task creates cognitive tension in your mind that persists until you complete the task. This tension will keep the thought of the task at the forefront of your mind until there is closure. This can be detrimental when you are trying to get something off of your mind.