Music can work wonders when you are trying to focus on your work so that you can revise in preparation for your exams. In fact, there have been a whole load of studies to see just how effective it can be, we have a few interesting facts on the topic: ⦾ Music makes us productive: When… Continue reading Quick Facts About Music and Study
We all want to be good at our studies but nobody of us knows the secret formula to do that! While we don’t have a secret study sauce too, we do know that a fresh mind is an essence to be good at learning and for a fresh mind, you need to have a good… Continue reading Why You Don’t Need to Sacrifice Your Sleep For Your Studies?
We hear a lot of times when somebody spit words like “Yes! It’s Perfect!” or people brand themselves like “I’m expert in….”. Words like “Perfection” or “Expert” exist only in dictionary of people who are prisonors of their own prototype as Adam Grant said “Expert = prisoners of their prototype”. Do you think is there… Continue reading Perfection Doesn’t Exist! Here Is Why?
Though we can’t quote the exact number but as per Google Blog, as of November 2016, Google knows “130 TRILLION” web pages! In March 2013, the corresponding number was “just” 30 trillion. In less than 4 years (from March 2013 to November 2016), more than 100 trillion web pages has been added to “Google Index… Continue reading How Many Pages Are There On The Internet (‘or Google’)?
Suppose, You are working on something really important. Suddenly you got a call & message or checked the mail in between. Did you ever think about the time cost of that call/ message. No! Don’t worry. We tell you. It’s 25 minutes. A digital distraction study report found that it take about 25 minutes to… Continue reading Cost of distractions: 25 minutes each!
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?
20%! Every time you visit a web-page, it’s most likely that you read only 20% of that web-page ‘text’ content. But why? It’s simple – because you don’t have time to read every word written on that page & you just efficiently scan the web-page to find the information you are looking for (and one… Continue reading How much (or how little!) do you read online?