Learning How to Learn: A Polyglot's Opinion
In order to be successful language learners, it can help to have some sense of the learning process, what is actually going on in our brains. This can determine our learning activities and our expectations of ourselves. 0:00 - How the reading I have done about the brain has helped my learning. 1:06 - What I think you need to do in order to be a successful learner. 2:55 - How I applied my knowledge of how to learn to studying languages. 4:54 - Learning is about change. 7:40 - A big part of the process is learning to trust your brain. 8:48 - You need to have a vision of yourself as a learner to succeed.
Enjoy reading and let the brain do its work.
What about putting in a lot of effort? He quotes Spitzer but not Dehaene.