Learning on Steroids is a program I’ve been building over the last three years, designed to give you access to the best ideas in productivity and learning faster. These are the methods I used during my MIT Challenge, and have been shaped and improved upon by thousands of members having been through the program already.
How to Learn Faster
When most people think about learning faster, they think that’s something only geniuses can do. People who get great grades without endless hours of work must be just be smarter than the rest of us. Right?
Research shows that different methods (the kind smart people often use instinctively) can have dramatically different effects—even for normal people like you and me:
Using deeper levels of processing allowed students in one study to remember twice as much information, using the same amount of review time. [Craik 1972]
Small differences in how you practice can mean the difference between rapid improvement and staying on a skill plateau forever. [Ericsson 1993]
Memory can be hacked. Joshua Foer went from mediocre memory to 2005 U.S. Memory Championship winner, able to memorize thousands of items at lighting speed. All using a simple technique I teach in this course. [Foer 2011]
Change Your Methods, Get Dramatic Results
Changing your methods can have dramatic results. I’ve documented this myself, learning MIT’s 4-year computer science curriculum in 12 months.
Learning on Steroids is divided into twelve modules. Every month, you get a new module (once you’re a member, you can upgrade to get them immediately, if you prefer). Inside every module you get:
Implementation Guides – These will each teach you a new tactic for learning faster. Many of our students have improved their grades and cut down their studying time with just one of these. Every month you get two new guides.
Video Guides – These build on the implementation guides, walking you through examples and teaching you extra tips you can apply. (Module 12 only has Implementation guides, no video)
There are also Audio recordings of interviews with:
Benny Lewis – Fluent in ten languages, Benny Lewis is famous for learning hard languages in a short period of time. He eventually inspired my own Year Without English, so I can say these methods do work–I used them myself to learn Chinese in just over three months!
Cal Newport, PhD – Cal Newport exhaustively researched the behaviors of top students in his book, How to Become a Straight-A student. In this session, he shares the productivity system he found most effective.
Liam Martin – Liam used to get B’s and C’s. Then he radically overhauled his studying habits until he scored only A’s and A+’s for the remainder of his time in university. He then went on to coach thousands more students as a tutor. I speak with him and he shares the method to go from mediocre to top performer.
I’ll also give you
The Rapid Learning Manifesto. This guide gives a full walkthrough of the philosophy of the course as well as the tools you need to start actually changing your studying habits.