Psychology Behind Learning New Skills

Have you started your New Years’ resolution plan yet? Want to pick up a new hobby or skill? Does a language, instrument or sport catch your interest?

For some, learning something new can be supremely difficult, while others pick it up with ease. So why is this the case? Can we really learn anything, or are there some new tricks that old dogs just can’t be taught?

Marlene Even spoke with Professor Mark Wiggins to get the best tips for learning a new skill in 2020.

This interview was inspired by Macquarie University’s publication The Lighthouse and their article ‘Is it possible to learn anything?‘.

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