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The Science of Accelerated Learning

Advanced Strategies for Quicker Comprehension, Greater Retention, and Systematic Expertise
Narrated by: Peter Hollins
Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
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Summary

Make learning painless, exciting, habitual, and self-motivating. Absorb info like a human sponge. We’ve never been taught how to learn, and that’s a shame. This book is the key to reversing all the misconceptions you have and making learning fun again.

Scientifically-proven, step-by-step methods for effective learning. The Science of Accelerated Learning is not a textbook - it's a guidebook for your journeys in learning. It will show you the most effective methods, the pitfalls we must avoid, and the habits we must cultivate. 

This book is highly organized and addresses all phases of the learning process, from creating a positive environment, to the biological basis of memory, to learning theories, and more. It borrows from multiple scientific disciplines to present comprehensive techniques to simply learn more, faster.

Master your approach and save countless hours.  

Peter Hollins has studied psychology and peak human performance for over a dozen years and is a best-selling author. He has worked with a multitude of individuals to unlock their potential and path towards success. His writing draws on his academic, coaching, and research experience.

Smarter, faster, and better ways to achieve expertise

  • The physical and psychological preconditions to effective learning
  • How our memory works and how to make it work for you
  • The learning techniques that work - with evidence
  • How to never need to cram again

Tame distractions and procrastination through specialized habits

  • Why Einstein loved to play violin while working
  • The learning mistakes you are probably committing right now
  • Steps to building true expertise
  • How to teach effectively, and teach to learn

Outpace others, beat the competition, and get where you want to go in record time.

Learning to learn is one of the most valuable skills you will ever possess because it unlocks everything you want in life. You will achieve: better grades, better work product, better relationships, more enjoyable hobbies, and each day you will grow closer to the life you truly want.

It unlocks the paths you can take, and it unlocks the happiness you can potentially feel. Learning is growing, and life without growing is not a life worth living.

©2017 Peter Hollins (P)2017 Peter Hollins

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  • Joan Josep Ozcariz
  • 30-01-18

This book is a must if you want to fully comprehen

This book taught me how to structure the study processes, what elements are involved in study planning and how to develop good studying habits

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  • 15-05-18

No new pieces of information.

This audiobook contained nothing I hadnt heard before. although most of the information it contains is pertinent to good study habits, it didnt give me any new leads on how to grow as a student. i expected more of a walkthough on better time management and study habits to keep your brain alert, but i dont feel that I recieved such. I may listen to it again to try and reform my opinion on it, but a first listen through left me less than inspired.

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  • Melissa T WIlliams
  • 30-01-18

My new favorite book!

Wow! Thinking outside the box to change the world has been laid out perfectly by this genius! Passion, great story telling, and his roots in knowing that his life’s mission is to change our world for the better makes Vishen an incredible author, and human. He is on FIRE, and I’m already applying his steps of success in my life. Get this book!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-09-18

Brilliant ideas, well presented, dry pacing

This book is packed with ideas for learning more efficiently. It highlights various techniques for input and review of new information and explains how to do them best.

very clear explanations of why the techniques work.

based on scientific evidence

busts the myth of "learning styles and intelligences" and I'm glad it does.

gives solid examples

clear and engaging writing.

a chapter near the end on "teaching" was really confusing since the narrator switched seamlessly between the viewpoint of the student and that of the teacher with no indication of which role he was playing. His reading is clear, but really dry... just plodding along at the same pace without pausing to let important concepts sink in - even through new chapters and titles. something I couldn't tell if he was reading the title of the next chapter, or continuing a thought from the current one.
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  • Nilton Batata
  • 10-05-18

Solid learning insights.

Easy listening and practical information. I enjoyed it and I will use the techniques in my day to day life.

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  • maryanne ennis
  • 21-10-18

useless

this is a repation of the different methods of taking notes.. Rambling nothing else unfortunately.

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  • Dave B
  • 08-04-20

Good-ish

Don't get me wrong there are some decent parts to this book but I think I was looking for something else. A handful of the suggestions given would probably be helpful as long as you practice the discipline to do them. And that's basically the take away from this book, you have to be disciplined and organized in order for any of this to work.

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  • Aseil hamza
  • 28-03-20

exactly what I was looking for !

this book unlocks the Doors to great success by getting you closer to the learning process with genuine studies from respectful universities like Stanford university. I lisened to it more than 3 times & never got bored of it , would highly recommend it for any one who would like to learn better & get the excellency in their field of learning.

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  • Nerd's-eye view
  • 06-09-19

Better/more content, but less engaging than others

I listened to this book after listening to "Ultralearning", and I enjoyed it. The content was more comprehensive and covered things the other book missed, but wasn't as entertaining. I still recommend it.

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  • Leonard peart
  • 28-05-19

very powerful book

thanks to the altar taught me many different ways to learn and different bee and most of all you must be consistent and Bill proper habits when it comes to learning the mindset is the true key to your success