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by Lives4quizbowl
Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Staying Alert/Focused after Lunch
Replies: 11
Views: 7446

Re: Staying Alert/Focused after Lunch

I feel a slowdown when I compete, not from lunch but from playing so many rounds in succession. When I started going to longer practices a lot of that fatigue went away. Maybe it's a focus problem?
by Lives4quizbowl
Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Useful Podcasts for Quiz Bowl
Replies: 14
Views: 5203

Re: Useful Podcasts for Quiz Bowl

"3Blue1Brown is really great. The animations are nice visuals to help you cement knowledge and give you a intuitive understanding even if you don't wanna read a formal math book/Wikipedia page." I've been watching 3blue1brown since 10th grade. It's one of the channels that helped me get into math in...
by Lives4quizbowl
Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Useful Podcasts for Quiz Bowl
Replies: 14
Views: 5203

Re: Useful Podcasts for Quiz Bowl

I see you working, Jacob! I probably shouldn't be letting you in on Jesse Gingold's secret improvement strategies, but he's listened to a ton of the BBC "In Our Time" podcasts, which mostly cover literature and history, but also do small dives into science and other topics. I downloaded all of thei...
by Lives4quizbowl
Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Useful Podcasts for Quiz Bowl
Replies: 14
Views: 5203

Re: Useful Podcasts for Quiz Bowl

"The Nature podcast is the best science podcast I found. It is good for news and staying up to date with pop science stuff, but don't expect too many buzzes from it. I have listened to it off and on since summer 2016 and the first buzz I remember getting solely from listening to it came during this ...
by Lives4quizbowl
Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Useful Podcasts for Quiz Bowl
Replies: 14
Views: 5203

Re: Useful Podcasts for Quiz Bowl

"There's another thread on this here: http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=18171&hilit=podcast " I'll look at that thank you. "I'll note that in general podcasts are less information dense than things like audiobooks. The downside is that you often have to pay for these, but you should c...
by Lives4quizbowl
Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Useful Podcasts for Quiz Bowl
Replies: 14
Views: 5203

Useful Podcasts for Quiz Bowl

I primarily study by listening to Podcasts while I am at work or doing things around the house, and then later cementing that knowledge when I study. My favorite podcast for this is probably Overdue, which is a podcast about books. Dan Carlin's Hardcore history is also very entertaining and rewardin...