The latest video from AsapSCIENCE gives us some tips on how to learn something faster. The secret is to knwo what is meant by "learning." Sure, you can study in a hurry, but you want to understand the subject, or master the task, not just get through the book. You want to make that knowledge your own.
Lucky for us, there has been quite a bit of research on the subject of effective learning. Quite a few tips are about involving your whole body, not just your eyes and brain. Study and practice efficiently, and you'll find it comes faster than it would otherwise. -via Geeks Are Sexy