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This page lists pages and categories for learners, including people who are currently in school or who are pursuing subjects out of interest.
You might be considering questions of the form Why should I learn X? where X is some subject. We've got a bunch of pages intended to explore the benefits of learning different subjects. See:
- Our category on the benefits of learning particular subjects
- For examples, see our mathematics learning benefits, algebra learning benefits, and economics learning benefits pages.
We've collected diverse lists of recommendations and resources for learning different subjects. These are good answers to the question How should I learn X? where X is some subject. See:
- Our category on recommendations for learning particular subjects
- For examples, see our mathematics learning recommendations, statistics learning recommendations and single-variable calculus learning recommendations pages.
- We also have pages listing learning resources without categorical recommendations on the pros and cons of particular resources in the list. For instance, see our programming learning resources and online mathematics learning resources pages.
Places to learn
If you're not affiliated with the formal educational system, you might be interested in flexible opportunities to learn. These pages might be of interest to you:
General reading recommendations
We've collected reading recommendations for people interested who want to combine casual reading with the acquisition of knowledge and a deeper understanding of the world:
- Core reading recommendations offers a handpicked list of recommendations across subjects.
- We also have some subject-specific casual reading recommendations: mathematics reading recommendations, economics reading recommendations, and development economics reading recommendations.
- Recommendations for building verbal skills
- Recommendations for building general analytical skills
- For more general tips on productivity and habits, some of which affect the quality of learning, see the personal productivity and life skills portal.