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Research Shows These Four Things Will Make You a Peak Performer | TIME

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2) Don’t be passive.

Testing yourself is far better than just reviewing.

Via Bounce: Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the Science of Success:

Good decision making is about compressing the informational load by decoding the meaning of patterns derived from experience. This cannot be taught in a classroom; it is not something you are born with; it must be lived and learned.

Testing yourself is the best way to learn — even if you fail the tests.

Also: Practice is not just repetition.

Be ruthlessly critical and keep trying to improve on the constituent elements of the skill.

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