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Starting Uni soon, does /lit/ have any good books that teaches you how to learn?
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Disappointing /lit/
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yes, do breath meditation to enhance you concentration [samadhi]

you can learn more, faster and better.
a short video on the jhanas
>[YouTube] What is Jhana? By Ven. Henepola Gunaratana Nayaka Maha Thera(Bhante G) (embed)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Lv0PFLZ12o


>[YouTube] Bhante Gunaratana (1) What is samatha-vipassana? Part 1: samatha (embed)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaFOjJtEd2g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESQOi9djyaA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41NpmB2le3I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=div3NnAIoYU
and all the others videos from this series


>The Jhanas in Theravada Buddhist Meditation by Henepola Gunaratana
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/authors/gunaratana/wheel351.html#ch1.3

>Mindfulness in plain English, Bhante Henepola Gunaratana.
http://www.urbandharma.org/pdf2/Mindfulness%20in%20Plain%20English%20Book%20Preview.pdf

for videos, watch ajhan brham

https://www.youtube.com/user/AjahnBrahmRetreats
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>>7648501
Why do I feel like you are shilling?
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>>7648545
meditation is the second best thing to drug abuse

if you can't take good advice you probably shouldn't ask
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/adv/ would be best for this, but meditating is great for your mind.
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check university websites to see what they recommend to incoming freshmen. for engineering I particularly liked these but they can be applied to any field:

The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
A Mind for Numbers by Barbara Oakley (who also conducts the coursera course 'learning how to learn')
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