Many professors of history will tell a student uninterested in the study of the past to first, give it a chance. Open up your mind. Knowledge acquisition has never been a one-sided process. Human beings have the capacity for great knowledge. Successful students and scholars are active participants in the learning process. They are open to views that differ from their own; and they seek out proof, information and evidence. In any historical study find something of interest to you. At least seek to discover as much information as you can about one subject or area. Students who do this will easily find that studying history is the simple process of letting your human brain expand and grow in knowledge and information. In this learning process students will take facts and events and determine how the information is connected, or unrelated. Students will also be able to determine what information is important and why.