Principles of Luhmann's Zettelkasten

Write (small) notes, using note sequences to develop an idea or topic Where possible or necessary (i.e., if an idea can be considered as “start” of a new note sequence, but does fit into the current linear argumentation), branch off a new idea-path Check if similar topic or “story line” has been written down elsewhere; if yes, add manual links / references Identify relevant notes that function as “starting” point and tag these notes (from Daniel Lüdecke [2] ) https://vimeo....

July 25, 2018 · 1 min · Markus Ruepp

How to learn efficiently

State-dependent memory Train your brain to get into the mental state of studying: sit at your study area turn on your study lamp after 25 min (the typical time you can learn) get up and rest for 5 min avoid distractions (avoid the living room, kitchen) The more active you are in your learning, the effective Concepts are more important than facts Study groups are great Rote learning Pomodoro technique Source: https://www....

July 4, 2018 · 1 min · Markus Ruepp