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Accelerated Learning for Medicine and Higher Education. Mnemonics, Memory Palaces, Speed Reading, Study Hacks, Mind Maps and More!

Accelerated Learning for Medicine and Higher Education. Mnemonics, Memory Palaces, Speed Reading, Study Hacks, Mind Maps and More!
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Accelerated Learning for Medicine and Higher Education. Mnemonics, Memory Palaces, Speed Reading, Study Hacks, Mind Maps and More!

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Deliberate Practice: Self-Assessment and Finding a Mentor in Medical Education - Dr Anders Ericsson Part 2

6/11/2019
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Here is Part 2 of our interview with Dr. Anders Ericsson. We discuss one of the important aspects of Deliberate Practice, namely how to self-assess and find mentors for assessment. Gaining mastery in a subject takes time, practice, and guidance. Here are some of the tips you can use to gain mastery in your medical studies! Also, look below for how to join our new ITB Community via Slack. 0:50 Recording Your Study Experience for Mentor Appraisal 2:03 Using a Journal for Self-Assessment and...

Duration:00:27:42

Deliberate Practice for Medical Students with Dr Anders Ericsson- Part 1

6/4/2019
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Many students that strive for graduate degrees and high honors are thought of as having Type A personalities, being born gifted, or have developed expertise in their area of study. This is especially true for medical students. But we were all cut from the same cloth, and expertise is a state more so then a trait. I’m very pleased to announce that today we have one of the foremost experts on expertise, Dr. K. Anders Ericsson, here to tell us how we can develop expertise in our studies! Dr....

Duration:00:26:21

BONUS: Visual Markers and Memory Palaces with Chase DiMarco; Interviewed by Greg Rodden of Physiology by Physeo

5/24/2019
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Today we have a special edition! I will be interviewed by Physiology by Physeo's host, Greg Rodden! Greg is one of my teammates from InsideTheBoards, and questions me on a step by step process for creating visual markers and memory palaces for your medical studies. In this episode, we give a basic outline, rules, and obstacles to be cautious of when creating your medical student memory palaces. We will explore the cephalosporin antibiotic class in this tutorial example.

Duration:00:42:20

Themes and Organization of Medical Memory Palaces with a Master of Memory Timothy Moser

5/21/2019
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We all need a little help when learning to create our own mnemonics and memory palaces. It can be difficult to apply a strategy that you previously used successfully to a new topic or area of study. Luckily, we have a Master of Memory here to guide us: Timothy Moser. Author, Spanish instructor, and podcaster, Timothy has taught hundreds of people how to use memory palaces to learn new materials. Timothy, it’s great to have you hear today! Intro 3:30 Discipline-based vs Systems-based...

Duration:00:28:38

Memory Palaces, Spaced Repetition, and Yoda from Ryan Orwig of STATmed Learning Part 2

5/14/2019
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In this episode Ryan Orwig from STATmed Learning (The STATmed Program) explains education theories regarding mind maps and organizing your study structure. He explains how to use Minimally Effective Links for creating Memory Palaces, and why Yoda may not have been the best instructor in the galaxy after all. 1:44 Continuing from Part 1: Using Spaced Repetition, Retrieval Practice, and Time Management 3:58 Theory on Mind Maps and Concept Maps for Study Organization and Structure 8:58...

Duration:00:45:23

Test Taking Skills and Working Memory Limitations with STATmed founder Ryan Orwig Part 1

5/7/2019
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There are many study methods when discussing the boards and graduate level exams. Being efficient and understanding time management is one skill required for accelerated learning. Today we have Ryan Orwig, creator of STATMed Learning, where he teaches med students and doctors better ways to study, maximize their time, create memory palaces, and take boards-style tests. Intro 3:42 STATmed Workshop and Course & Focus on Working Memory for the Boards 9:52 Test Taking Misses vs Knowledge...

Duration:00:33:43

Creating Visual Mnemonics with Sketchy Medical Drs. Bryan and Aaron Lemieux

4/30/2019
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Many students struggle when they begin making their own visual markers. They want examples created by others to guide them and spark their own creativity. Well, today we have Doctors Bryan and Aaron Lemieux from Sketchy Medical here to discuss how they went about making their visuals, and provide tips and mistakes to beware of. Sketchy Medical started in 2015, and has been a sensational hit among first and second year medical students. I’m grateful to be able to have two of the leading team...

Duration:00:45:26

Efficient Learning Strategies from Dr. Wendell Cole of The Medical School Survival Kit and Convos with Cole

4/23/2019
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We all need as much help as we can get when it comes to board exam tips, time management hacks, and how to get into the residency of our choice. Today, Dr. Wendell Cole, author of The Medical School Survival Kit, will give us the sage advice that allowed him to study smarter, save time, and have a healthy social life during medical school. Dr. Cole is an orthopedic surgeon at Tulane, has been on a host of podcast episodes including InsideTheBoards and Docs Outside the Box, and hosts his own...

Duration:00:32:30

Mistakes and Proper Design of Spaced Repetition for Graduate Education (Medical Students, Physician Assistant Students, and Nursing Students)

4/16/2019
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Spacing out your retrieval studies can be complicated. There are many questions revolving around this topic, and no two sources seem to fully agree on what an "optimal" spacing effect may be...if it exists at all. My interview with the Learning Scientist, Dr. Megan Sumeracki, covered the basics of the research behind these topics. Here are the lessons I've learned over the years, and my recommended spaced repetition rules. 1:50 What is "Retrieval Practice" and how do we use it...

Duration:00:14:47

Peg System Memory Training and Creativity for Medical Students

4/10/2019
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Why should you learn the peg system? Will it help you with your academic studies? These and other questions and concerns will be covered in today’s episode! The Peg System is a versatile mnemonic system for remembering small strings of numbers. However, this system can also work to develop your foundational skills for more complex memory techniques. Here we will cover some of my philosophy on the Peg System, variations to it, and go over two examples of how to implement your pegs in a...

Duration:00:16:37

BREAKING NEWS: InsideTheBoards Phone App Release on iOS

4/7/2019
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Listen to our Podcasts, Audio Q-bank, and medical student Meditations section. Get the ITB phone app here!

Duration:00:01:31

Top Memory Mistakes and Deliberate Practice

4/2/2019
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Today we are covering some of the most common mistakes and misconceptions when using mnemonics for studying. Memory training is a tool and a skill. It must be practiced, experimented with, and cultivated. There are no people with “bad memory”, but many with untrained memory. If you have tried memory techniques in the past and run into trouble, or found that a technique didn’t work for you, I will try to clarify some of the common pitfalls. I also briefly touch on using deliberate practice...

Duration:00:11:35

Medical Mnemonics and Spacing Effect with Osmosis Leader Dr. Yifan Xiao

3/26/2019
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Dr. Yifan Xiao of Osmosis joins us to discuss creating memory palaces for medical students and spaced repetition. Osmosis hosts dozens of free medical animation and educational videos, as well as a premium subscription for their other study materials. As the Director of Script Writing, Dr. Xiao explains some of the current learning methodologies utilized within Osmosis content, and the future direction of using Memory Palaces and Mind Maps in medical education. Intro to Osmosis and Dr....

Duration:00:29:00

Durable Learning Strategies with the Learning Geek's Jake Gittleson

3/19/2019
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A Learning Geek joins us to talk nerdy about learning! Jake Gittleson joins us to discuss how Mindset and Learning Ecosystems play a pivotal part in our learning success. We also cover how mental representations and making material personally relevant has a great impact on the lasting nature of what we learn. As a Learning Strategist, Jake helps organizations and individuals implement the best learning techniques into their programs for maximum efficiency. We explore some concrete examples...

Duration:00:30:07

Overcoming Learning Challenges in Medicine from Dr. Barbara Oakley

3/13/2019
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Dr. Barbara Oakley is a renown instructor, author, and online course creator. Today she covers memory sciences and common pitfalls that medical students should be aware of. There are strong links between sleep and long-term neurodevelopment, which she will explain in greater detail. Despite your natural memory abilities compared to your peers, there are ways to even the playing field. Today’s discussion will elaborate on the scheduling and resource utilization needed to maximize your...

Duration:00:32:39

Guide to Memory Palaces with the Magnetic Memory Method & Anthony Metivier- Part 2

3/5/2019
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Continuing with last episode, Dr. Metivier discusses memory palace pitfalls and techniques to improve your practice. He offers a step by step process to strengthen your mnemonics chops! Anthony has interviewed dozens of the top experts on memory training, memory champions, mind maps, and many accelerated learning techniques. He offers a free course (see the link below), as well as per personal training via his for-pay courses. By using some of these simple strategies, you can implement...

Duration:00:29:20

Memory and Mental Health with the Magnetic Memory Method's Dr. Anthony Metivier

2/26/2019
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In the first part of this interview, we have Dr. Anthony Metivier of the Magnetic Memory Method (MMM). He explains how memory training may be linked to positive mental health outcomes, and how to create your own “magnetic” memory palaces. We cover the many ways our daily activities effect our memories, and how to maximize your memory in medical school. This list contains Affiliate Links for Magnetic Memory Method materials. Thanks for your support! Intro 1:25 What makes the Method...

Duration:00:33:52

The Six Strategies of Effective Learning with Learning Scientist, Dr. Megan Sumeracki

2/19/2019
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You WILL NOT want to miss this episode covering the evidence-based learning strategies that are proven to be the most effecting study methods. On today’s show, Dr. Megan Sumeracki will teach us about Spacing, Retrieval, Interleaving, Elaboration, Dual-coding, and Concrete Examples. Using these methods are a proven way to make your study time more efficient. Intro 2:16 The Learning Scientists Podcast & Bi-directional Communication 4:13 The Importance of Learning Research as...

Duration:00:41:47

Memory Training and Emotional Intelligence for Test Preparation with Howard Berg- Part 2

2/12/2019
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Welcome back to Part 2 of the interview with Speed Reading record holder, Howard Berg. In continuing on with the last episode on Speed Learning, Mr. Berg discusses his Peg System for remembering numbers, tips for asking for advice in school, and how to create "state" conditioning. These conditioned responses can be used to keep calm under pressure, just like the Green Berets he has trained. Part 2 0:54 Memory Techniques and the Peg System 5:50 Turning Numbers into Pictures 7:10 What is...

Duration:00:21:04

Speed Learning with Guinness World Speed Reading Record Holder Howard Berg

2/5/2019
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This interview is with Speed Learning instructor and record holder, Howard Berg. Here, he covers increasing your reading and comprehension for increased retention. This is the first in a set of interview topics to improve your leaving through memory and emotional intelligence. 0:50 Intro to Howard Berg, Speed Reading Record Holder 2:40 Advanced Reading at a Young Age 4:30 Controversy around Speed Reading, and how to use with Brain-based learning, Emotional Intelligence, and Memory...

Duration:00:28:47