The Fastest Way to Learn

Practice makes perfect: One of those clichés that gets endlessly trotted out, told to children at the piano and point guards shooting from behind the arc. It applies to multiplication tables and stickshifts, sex and writing. And the line is true, even if it overpromises.

This week I am reposting a blog from science writer and son, Jonah Lehrer, about learning. One thing will be clear immediately…he is a much better writer than I am! Besides that, it is thrilling to watch your children exceed you, in your thinking, accomplishments, and life choices. I’ll write about that, another time. For now, enjoy Jonah’s blog!