What else do you need in order to learn?
Research suggests that perhaps the most important skill you need to learn effectively is what is called a ‘growth mindset’: the belief that you can learn and develop new skills.
For more about the importance of growth mindset, see our page on Mindsets.
You also need to be prepared to work hard, which requires self-motivation.
There are a number of other skills that you will find useful to help your learn effectively:
With the right mindset, you will set yourself up for learning for life.