# Ahrens, How to Take Smart Notes

Ahrens, Sönke. How to Take Smart Notes: One Simple Technique to Boost Writing, Learning and Thinking: For Students, Academics and Nonfiction Book Writers. CreateSpace, 2017

# Unsorted

  • The problem with cramming pp. 88-89
    • "If learning is your goal, cramming is an irrational act"
    • Exercise reduces stress, which inhibits learning process. Also it helps transfer info into long term memory.

# Weak references

  • The best way to deal with complexity is to keep things as simple as possible and to follow a few basic principles (Ahrens 9)
  • We could utilise Zeigarnik effect to solve crucial problems whilst running errands (by not writing them down). (Ahrens 71)