5 Questions: Lectures, Audiobooks, and Remembering What You Read (Ep. 246)


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In this 5 questions episode, we talk about recording lectures, getting the most from audiobooks, remembering what you read, and more.

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  • 0:01:56 - Not letting your work take away your social life
  • 0:09:32 - Improving the way you remember the things you read
  • 0:16:02 - Paying more attention in class instead of recording lectures
  • 0:22:12 - Sponsor: Skillshare (Learning new skills)
  • 0:24:05 - Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning new problem-solving skills)
  • 0:26:01 - Using audiobooks effectively
  • 0:34:22 - Should you do a minor or spend the time on something else
  • 0:40:24 - Conclusion

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