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Quick Look: The Science of How People Learn

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The start of a fascinating column in Time by author Annie Murphy Paul about how people learn. She kicks off with a bang writing that "how we learn shapes what we know and what we can do. Our knowledge and our abilities are largely determined not by our IQ or some other fixed measure of intelligence, but by the effectiveness of our learning process." Can't wait to read more.

Learning is simple, right? It's the process of moving information from out there - from a textbook, a company report, a musical score - to in here, inside our heads, and making that knowledge our own.