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Software improvement occurs on your head. now not in an editor, IDE, or designtool. you are good knowledgeable on easy methods to paintings with software program and undefined, yet what approximately wetware--our personal brains? studying new abilities and new know-how is necessary for your profession, and it is all on your head.

In this ebook by means of Andy Hunt, you will learn the way our brains are stressed, and the way to exploit your brain's structure. you are going to study new methods and tipsto research extra, swifter, and continue extra of what you learn.

You want a pragmatic method of considering and studying. you must Refactor Your Wetware.

Programmers need to study consistently; not only the stereotypical new applied sciences, but additionally the matter area of the applying, the whims of the consumer group, the quirks of your teammates, the transferring sands of the undefined, and the evolving features of the undertaking itself because it is equipped.

We'll trip jointly via bits of cognitive and neuroscience, studying and behavioral thought. you will see a few mind-blowing points of ways our brains paintings, and the way you could benefit from the approach to enhance your personal studying and pondering skills.

In this e-book you will find out how to:

  • Use the Dreyfus version of ability Acquisition to develop into extra expert
  • Leverage the structure of the mind to reinforce diverse considering modes
  • Avoid universal "known insects" on your mind
  • Learn extra intentionally and extra effectively
  • Manage wisdom extra efficiently

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