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How Much Information Can You Learn Quickly?

This is a somewhat rhetorical question, but it’s a good one to ponder. The short answer is “Probably more than you think…”

Some important variables to factor in here might include:

  1. How motivated are you to learn this information?
  2. What is your general level of intelligence?
  3. How interesting do you find the subject you are learning?
  4. What is your reason for learning this material?
  5. Do you think it’s possible to learn this information quickly?
  6. Are you simply memorizing or are you learning underlying concepts?

If I had to pick the most important factor it would undoubtedly be #1. Motivation trumps everything.

However, because I put a timeframe in the original question (quickly), of course #2 is going to be pretty important.

But, all things considered, the one who wants it the most wins…