Introduction To Accelerated Learning: Whats, Hows, and Whys

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We live in a busy world, and so it isn’t surprising at all that many people are constantly looking for a way to become more effective and to do things quicker. Accelerated learning is one of the powerful tools, which are used for that.

Accelerated learning is used to simplify ones’ lives. It is based on numerous researches showing how exactly human brain works and what can be done to quicken its work. These researched allowed scientists not only to understand brain functions better but also to invent ways to memorize things easily and quickly. That’s how scientists developed various learning styles and tools that are now used in accelerated learning.

Why use accelerated learning?

Students need to learn a lot to receive good grades, finish college successfully and get a nice job. However, learning doesn’t end with graduation: if we want to master a new skill or two, to get a raise, to change our job at all or to become a more educated person, we need to learn. Sadly, not all of us have enough time for learning: the older we get, the busier our lives become, and, moreover, not everyone is good in time-management.

That’s when accelerated learning comes in handy: people who use it, learn quicker without having to spend much time on the whole learning process. For example, accelerated learning tools allow mastering new skills quickly even if you are able to spend only 60-90 minutes a day on learning.

However, not every learning style can help you with that: you have to choose the one that suits you the best. For example, if you have strong visual memory, you can use visual materials for learning. This way the whole learning process will be easier and quicker for you.

Accelerated learning tools

You have to know about the main accelerated learning tools in order to choose the best for you. Such tools differ by the things they are based on:

1. You have to practice or repeat something if you want to learn. For example, simply memorizing new foreign words is not enough: you have to start a conversation with a foreigner and use these words to remember them.

2. Memory improvement. You have to improve your memory with the help of certain techniques and study materials if you want to learn quicker. This means you have to focus not only on learning but on memory improvement as well.

3. Multi-learning. You have to learn through sound, touch, and sight. For example, if you want to learn a certain information, you have to visualize it, read aloud or name it and then try to explain it to someone else. Of course, this doesn’t mean that you have to use all three techniques, but the more you’ll use, the better: this will increase your possibility of remembering it all.

Accelerated learning really is a powerful tool. If you are motivated and willing to learn new things, consider using it to improve your life. We wish you good luck with that!

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