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Default mode network

The areas of the brain that show greater activity during rest. Possible simulation centre, memory consolidation and intrinsic awareness

VS Executive control network

2

Dream functions

Creative or memory consolidation. Set out to yourself to dream about what you want to consolidate or the problems (good questions) you want to solve

3

Horizontal broad knowledge - Concepts and Questions

Chunks can be formed ever bigger by combining information across various specializations.
Best to ask:
When can I use this?
How can I use this?
Why should I use this
AND
What does this remind me of?
Why does it remind of that?

4

Chunks

Chunks form after repetition, understanding and deliberate practice of adjacent bits of information
Chunks occupy only one slot of working memory
Big picture (mental model) > Context (field) > Chunk (tool of thinking)

5

Experiments' Success

Probability of success increases after iterative experiments.

6

Checklist: How to

1. Observe your process
2 Record it
3. Refine process where faulty

7

DARE method

Defuse - the thoughts and feelings that occur. Have a "So what"/"Whatever" mindset towards negative thoughts
Accept - any thoughts or feelings with open arms. Consider anxiety and stress a funny cartoon character.
Run towards/demand more - when certain feelings feel intense, demand even more from anxiety
Engage - back into the activities that you were supposed to do all along and focus on them with the new energy

8

DARE - more steps for accepting

Embrace it by:
1. Forgiving - yourself and the anxiety (gives you power over any feeling, makes you wiser, brings you peace)
2. Discovering the meaning - if you find meaning in it you will overcome it; crash course in self-development. Despair is suffering without meaning. Can show you where you are holding yourself back, how to have greater compassion for others,
3. Gratitude - be happy that this is happening to you, as is a teacher

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Executive Control Network

The areas of the brain which activate the most when involved in tasks regarding extrinsic awareness, problem-solving, concentration, working memory, flexibility, planning