How to learn from a lecture

Amal Mattu stops by to talk about the best way to get the most from attending (as well as giving) a lecture. Hint, it's not the the transfer of information. Amal says that lectures have one of two purposes: to persuade or  inspire. To get the most out of attending a lecture take notes no more than three take home points per talk when you get back home, review your notes and read the handout, source material, etc ask questions if possible do not sit passively and try to absorb information by some sort of osmotic wizardry To get the most out of giving a lecture simple slides without too much or complex information no more than one take home point every 10 minutes engage the audience in the discussion repeatedly reinforce the take home points practice and then practice a bit more   Links discussed in this show P Cubed Presentations Link Essentials of Emergency Medicine Link Confound definition

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