Ulrich Boser

Learn Better: Mastering the Skills for Success in Life

Ulrich Boser

Talk: Learn Better: Mastering the Skills for Success in Life

Ulrich Boser demonstrates that we learn can matter just as much as what we learn. Boser maps out the new science of learning, showing how simple techniques like comprehension check-ins and making material personally relatable can help people gain expertise in dramatically better ways. He covers six key steps to help readers “learn how to learn,” all illuminated with fascinating stories like how Jackson Pollock developed his unique painting style and why an ancient Japanese counting device allows kids to do math at superhuman speeds. Boser’s witty, engaging writing makes this book feel like a guilty pleasure, not homework.

Ulrich Boser

Ulrich Boser is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, a Washington think tank. A former contributing editor for U.S. News & World Report, Boser is the author of two previous books. His work has appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife and two daughters.

Learn Better: Mastering the Skills for Success in Life, Business, and School

"Learn Better" will revolutionize the way students and society alike approach learning and makes the case that being smart is not an innate ability ― learning is a skill everyone can master.

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