How to Learn Skills Faster

How taking short breaks may help our brains learn new skills faster.

Ruben Bouma
Jul 22 · 4 min read
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“Practice makes perfect” is a popular phrase used to emphasize the importance of practice in acquiring and perfecting skills. During distributed practices — cycles of alternating practice and rest periods — consolidation of skill is greater than when the same total amount of practice is performed over…