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College Success: Chapter 1How the brain learnsBrain weighs 3 pounds and consists of millions ofpounds100 billion are neuronNeurons branch out by sending out spikes of electricalactivityWhen neurons fire together they form a “neuralnetwork”To excel as a learner, you need to create as manyneural connections to your brain as possibleStudies show that graduate students have 40%more neural connections than high schooldropoutsPrinciples of deep and lasting learningPrior LearningRelate new info to old infoWhen you connect what you are learning now toprevious stored information (already formedneural pathways) you learn information faster &more deeplyQuality of ProcessingUse many different deep-processing strategiesThe way you study affects the strength of neuralnetworks, therefore the quality of your learningWhen you study often, use many different andeffective deep-processing strategiesQuantity of Processing
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