In this engrossing class, best-selling author and researcher Ulrich Boser maps out the new science of learning, showing how simple techniques like self-questioning can help you gain expertise in dramatically better ways.
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Praise for Learn Better:
The class is based on Boser's book, Learn Better, which Amazon called “the best science book of the year.” The online magazine Slate ran an excerpt of the book discussing how Boser boosted his basketball skills in his forties using the lessons of his research, while Vox ran a piece about him relearning math.
The science of learning book was also featured in the Washington Post, US News & World Report, and the Atlantic. NPR created an online quiz based on his work, while Business Insider called Learn Better one of “the best books for getting a job.”
Other praise includes:
Included in the course
Many practical tools and tips including:
Expert interviews with leading researchers and experts including:
Online office hours with the staff of the Learning Agency:
The Learning Agency, an education company, is hosting the course.
Ulrich Boser is a best-selling author and a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. He is also the founder of the Learning Agency.
Boser's research and writing have been featured everywhere from “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” to the front page of USA Today. Before the Center, he worked as a contributing editor for U.S. News & World Report. His articles and op-eds have appeared in a variety of publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.