Cognitive Load Haiku


Lost, confused, hopeless.

Overwhelmed by the details.

I almost give up.


Suddenly, I know:

Strategy is the answer.

Paper saves the day!


I write what I can.

My cognitive load lightens.

Solutions appear.


About the Author

Chris Loper has been an academic coach for Northwest Educational Services since 2014. He also writes the popular self-improvement blog Becoming Better, so if you liked this article, head on over to and check out his other work. Chris also offers behavioral change coachinghelping busy adults with habit formation and productivity. He lives in Seattle, WA.


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