Well, one much debated theory suggest: 10,000 hours! We need 10,000 hours of ‘deliberate practice’ to master a skill and become expert in it. Popularly it’s called ‘10,000 Hour Rule’ (Do we really have 10,000 hours to master a single skill?). We (freely) advise not to trust this rule as we think it’s rediculous and new research… Continue reading What’s the number of practice hours that makes you perfect?
All of us want to achieve more & more! But how? Answer – Pomodoro technique. Pomodoro is a time management technique that suggest first decide the task to be completed, then work on it for a continous of 25 minutes ‘without distractions’ in one sitting & then take a short 3-5 minutes break. Repeat such work-cycle for… Continue reading This one technique can make you superior- It’s ‘Tomato’ Technique!
By Music here, me mean “too much & too loudly” music. World Health Organization (“WHO”) has found that about 110 crores teenagers and adults are in danger of hearing loss due to unsafe use of music devices. Nearly 50% people in age group of 12-35 years living in middle & high income countries listen to… Continue reading Say No to Music! But Why?
Because when you multi-task, you are able to fool your brain that you are fulfilling much more work in single time and your brain rewards you more by increasing the release of one neuro-chemical (called dopamine) which makes you feel happy. Going further, let us tell you that multi-tasking is worst-tasking because in disguise of… Continue reading Why Multi-tasking feels so good & why you should avoid it?
We have got the hack to make you more creative (& it is backed by a scientific experiment!). The hack is – Just Relax, Sit idle and Do Nothing (for a while, of course!). We are talking about the concept called ‘Default Mode Network’ (DMN). According to this concept, when our brain is not focused… Continue reading Want to maximize Your creativity? Just Relax; Sit Idle & Do Nothing! Here is Why.
It’s simple – clutter effects your brain negatively and increase your distractions. When you have too many things around you , your brain spread its attention & focus towards each part of the clutter negatively affecting your ability to focus and process information. When you live or work in a cluttered environment, each clutter’s part… Continue reading Why you should maintain a clean space to improve focus?
Do you know we read a web-page in a very different manner than we read a newspaper or a book. Eye-tracking study has revealed that most of the people read web-page in “F” pattern! In layman’s language, we can call is ‘web-page scanning’. It is so as while reading a web-page, we get lazier! At start, we read each word of upper… Continue reading (Mostly) ‘F’ is the shape in which you read online content!
We all know that how addictive we are to our Smartphones. Perhaps the first thing we do in the morning is to check our Smartphone (really important!). Students are no exception. One Smart Guy, “Maths Mathisen” have figured out a solution to this addiction. It’s his brand new app – “Hold” which pays you for… Continue reading Just don’t look at Your Smartphone and this App will Pay You!
To the surprise of most people, the answer is yes! There is science behind that (mind you!). And its simple science – distractions outside the music world are more than in the music world. Means, when you are listening to music, you become deaf for outside noises around you and you are able to focus… Continue reading Does Music Improve Your Focus & Concentration?