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Real Work

“To get real work done, you have to turn it all off, shut out the world, and commit to single-minded, obsessive, unrelenting focus.”

-Brian Greene



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Extraordinary Plasticity

“The nervous tissue seems endowed with a very extraordinary degree of plasticity, either outward forces or inner tension can, from one hour to another, turn that structure into something different than it was.”

-William James



 

 

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The Way We Live

“Our ways of thinking, perceiving and acting as we now know, are not entirely determined by our genes. Nor are they entirely determined through our childhood experiences. We change them through the way we live.”

-Nicholas Carr



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Think & Memorize

“There is no such thing as memorizing. We can think, we can repeat, we can recall and we can imagine, but we aren’t built to memorize. Rather our brains are designed to think and automatically hold onto what’s important.”

 

-Gabriel Wyner