Tag: Learning Science

How to Learn Fast: 7 Science-Backed Study Tips for Learning New Skills

Want to learn a new skill as fast as possible? These science-based tips will show you how you can learn more efficiently.

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Can Anyone Learn to Code? Yes! (It’s Science)

Anyone can learn to code — and that’s not just a nice-sounding platitude, there’s real science backing it up. Not a math person? That could actually help…

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The Best Study Habit: Supercharge Your Learning by Teaching

Supercharge your study of data science (or anything else you’re trying to learn) with one of the best study habits of all, according to science: teaching.

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Stop Procrastinating and Start Studying Using Science

Learn to stop procrastinating and improve your study results with some recommendations from the world of science with these research-based tips.

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Retain More of What You Learn By Taking Better Notes

Is it better take notes by computer or by hand? The science suggests that the answer isn’t as simple as you might have heard.

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Are Videos or Text Better for Learning Data Science Online?

When it comes to learning data science online, students have a wide variety of options, but one of the most basic choices every student must make is whether they’d prefer to learn by reading text or by watching video. Most MOOCs, because they’re based on the traditional college lecture format, present their information via video lectures. […]

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The Phone Proximity Effect: Your Phone Could Be Sabotaging Your Studies

Are you falling victim to the ‘phone proximity effect’? If you study with your phone close to you, studies suggest it may be hurting your performance.

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The Best Strategies for Overcoming a Challenge

Learning something new is going to be frustrating from time to time. This study suggests some of the best ways to push past that and succeed.

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The Right Kind of Internal Motivation Can Improve Your Studies

You probably already know that internal motivation is more powerful than external motivation. But did you know that the type of internal motivation could matter when it comes to unlocking better performance? Learning data science can be a slog. At Dataquest, we try to make it as easy and fun as possible, but there’s no […]

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Forget Motivation and Double Your Chances of Learning Success

One of the most difficult parts of learning anything (including data science) is staying motivated. At first, we’re excited about our new studies, and we progress quickly through the basics. But over time, as the work gets more challenging and other problems and pressures arise in our lives, it gets easier and easier to fall […]

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