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How to practice effectively…for just about anything

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Mastering any physical skill takes practice. Practice is the repetition of an action with the goal of improvement, and it helps us perform with more ease, speed, and confidence. But what does practice actually do to make us better at things?

From TED Ed, Annie Bosler, and Don Greene, find out how practice affects the inner workings of our brains.

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