Best Books on Learning


“If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.” —  Mark Twain

This is a list of my favorite and noteworthy books on learning. 

I put the bulk of the list in categories to make it easier to explore relevant books and for you to compare with your existing library of learning books.

10 Best Books on Learning

  1. Brain Dancing: Work Smarter, Learn Faster and Manage Information More Effectively , by Patrick T. Magee
  2. Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School , by John Medina
  3. De Bono’s Thinking Course, Revised Edition , by Edward De Bono
  4. How to Develop a Super Power Memory , by Harry Lorayne
  5. How to Have a Beautiful Mind , by Edward de Bono
  6. Learning How to Learn, by Barbara Oakley
  7. Mechanism of Mind , by Edward De Bono
  8. Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques (2nd Edition) , by Michael Michalko
  9. Super Learning, by Shiela Ostrander, Lynn Schroder, Nancy Ostrander
  10. Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career, by Scott Young

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