Seth Roberts on learning while walking

29 Oct

Another interesting post by Seth Roberts about the effects of walking on studying:

“A Chinese friend of mine learned about my discovery that it was much easier to study Chinese while walking on a treadmill than sitting. This led her to buy a treadmill. She began to study English (e.g., GRE vocabulary words) while walking on the treadmill. “It worked very well,” she told me. She found that if she studied words while walking, she could remember them four days later. If she studied them sitting down, she could remember them only a day later”

One Response to “Seth Roberts on learning while walking”


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