TED Talk by Tim Ferriss
- Why don’t we ever study meta-learning (learning how to learn) in school?
- What skills do you think you could never learn?
first principles (noun phrase)
deconstruct s/th (regular verb)
false construct (noun phrase)
demoralized (ed / ing adj.)
hieroglyphics (note the difference in meaning between English and Russian)
determining factor (noun phrase)
effective vs. efficient
implicit vs. explicit
Watch the TED Talk to get the gist of the three main points that Ferriss makes about learning a new skill.
What is meant by these concepts?
- first principles
- material vs. method
- effective vs. efficient
- implicit vs. explicit
- How can these ideas be applied to education, learning a new skill or work-related training?
- In what domains would these principles not apply?