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Learning How to Learn Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects. This course is provided via Coursera: The book A Mind for Numbers contains more in-depth information related to this course. Week 1 Focused versus Diffuse Thinking Researchers have discovered two different modes of learning: focused, and diffuse. Focused mode is when you concentrate intently on something. Diffuse mode is a more relaxed thinking style related to a set of neural resting states.