How to Study-Practice

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The greatest gift a piano teacher can give you is to show you how to study and practice the right things the right way…

These series of lessons comes in two parts:

Part 1. An exploration of how your musical brain works.

Part 2. The short list of simple, but powerful study-practice habits.

All intended to give you the knowledge and habits that enable you to enjoy a lifetime of fun and efficient learning–and to transform endless frustration into unfolding joy.

Lets’ go!

  1. ABC View of Learning
  2. The Learning Mystique
  3. One Brain, Many Intelligences
  4. One Brain, Two Sides
  5. The Power of Studying
  6. Memory Fundamentals
  7. The Learning Process
  8. The Power of Attention
  9. Soak Time
  10. “Memorization”
  11. Interference
  12. Association & Elaboration
  13. Chunking, Automatization, & Practice
  14. Consolidation
  15. The Power of Patterns
  16. Memory Challenge
  17. Habit Formation
  18. State-Dependent Learning

Part 2. Effective Study-Practice Habits

  1. The Proper Mindset
  2. Habits
  3. Studying, Practicing, Exercising
  4. Introduction to Musical Mind
  5. Managing Your Expectations
  6. The 80-20 Principle
  7. Theory & Practice
  8. Knowing a Piece of Music
  9. A Meditation on Gratitude
  10. How to Study-Practice: Micro-Lessons