Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: learning

61 bookmarks tagged “learning

MIT Scientists prove adults learn language to fluency nearly as well as children
This week a new paper was published in the journal Cognition titled “A Critical Period for Second Language Acquisition” that used a new, viral Facebook-quiz-powered method of gathering a huge…

Chasing 10X: Leveraging A Poor Memory In Engineering
When I was burned out and my software engineering career was collapsing, I found that using spaced repetition was the one thing that enabled me to improve faster than I had imagined.

Abstraction, intuition, and the “monad tutorial fallacy” | blog :: Brent -> [String]
While working on an article for the Monad.Reader, I've had the opportunity to think about how people learn and gain intuition for abstraction, and the implications for pedagogy. The heart of the matter is that people begin with the concrete, and move to the abstract. Humans are very good at pattern recognition, so this is…

Sans Forgetica - RMIT
Sans Forgetica is a typeface that has been scientifically designed to aid memory retention. It was designed by a multidisciplinary team of academics and designers at RMIT University to aid students when studying.

Regex Crossword
A crossword puzzle game using regular expressions. Earn achievements completing puzzle challenges. Easy tutorials for people new to regular expressions.

Inclusive Components
A blog trying to be a pattern library. All about designing inclusive web interfaces, piece by piece.