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NYT: Why Listening Is So Much More

NYT: Why Listening Is So Much More | Brain and learning | Scoop.it
Hearing, for the most part, is a no-brainer. When we listen, that's when the neurons really fire.
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Memories serve as tools for learning and decision-making

People associate past memories with novel information, according to a new study. This memory-binding process allows people to better understand new concepts and make future decisions.
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RSA Animate - The Divided Brain

In this new RSAnimate, renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our 'divided brain' has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and...
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How mapping neurons could reveal how experiences affect mental wiring (Wired UK)

How mapping neurons could reveal how experiences affect mental wiring (Wired UK) | Brain and learning | Scoop.it
Sebastian Sung is a neuroscientist with a bold new theory on how brain connections make us who we are...
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The Brain: How The Brain Rewires Itself

The Brain: How The Brain Rewires Itself | Brain and learning | Scoop.it
Not only can the brain learn new tricks, but it can also change its structure and function--even in old age...
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How Attention Deficit Disorder Can Save The World (1/4)

Thom talks to guest Dr. Richard Silberstein, a professor of neuroscience at the Brain Sciences Institute, at Swinburne University, about Attention Deficit Di...
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Beauty & Brains: The Best of the Art of Neuroscience | Mind & Brain | DISCOVER Magazine

Beauty & Brains: The Best of the Art of Neuroscience | Mind & Brain | DISCOVER Magazine | Brain and learning | Scoop.it
Santiago Ramon y Cajal, the father of modern neuroscience, first captured the elegant beauty of branching neurons in his simple ink drawings 100 years ago.
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Cogmed: Developing Working Memory Training

Dr. Torkel Klingberg, Cogmed's Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, describes how Cogmed Working Memory Training was born out of research and became a reality.
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Brain-based Learning Model (Neuroplasticity)

This is one part of a lesson that teaches "how to learn" based on the how the brain works. This video was created by Dr. Don Elger, Professor of Mechanical E...
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Når talmonsteret overtager : TALBLIND.DK

Når talmonsteret overtager : TALBLIND.DK | Brain and learning | Scoop.it
Tirsdag eftermiddag gik jeg smilende ud fra min bacheloreksamen med et 12-tal - men øjeblikket efter forsvandt min glæde.
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Our Buggy Brain : NPR

Our Buggy Brain : NPR | Brain and learning | Scoop.it
Our amazing brain performs harmonious functions and peculiar actions that might seem counterintuitive. What tricks make us think it's okay to cheat or steal? Are we in control of our own decisions? Why do our brains misjudge what will make us happy?
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10 Ways That Mobile Learning Will Revolutionize Education

10 Ways That Mobile Learning Will Revolutionize Education | Brain and learning | Scoop.it

Smartphones and tablet computers are radically transforming how we access our shared knowledge sources by keeping us constantly connected to near-infinite volumes of raw data and information.


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Diabetes drug makes brain cells grow

Diabetes drug makes brain cells grow | Brain and learning | Scoop.it
The widely used diabetes drug metformin comes with a rather unexpected and alluring side effect: it encourages the growth of new neurons in the brain, according to researchers.
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How Barbara Arrowsmith-Young rebuilt her own brain

How Barbara Arrowsmith-Young rebuilt her own brain | Brain and learning | Scoop.it
She realised that part of her brain was not functioning properly so she devised a series of cognitive exercises to develop it.
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Understanding How The Brain Learns

Updated September 2010Research on the human brain has brought an explosion of excitement and promise to our understanding of ourselves.
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Students struggling with math may have a neurocognitive disorder called dyscalculia: Disorder affects roughly as many people as dyslexia

Students struggling with math may have a neurocognitive disorder called dyscalculia: Disorder affects roughly as many people as dyslexia | Brain and learning | Scoop.it
Students who struggle to learn mathematics may have a neurocognitive disorder that inhibits the acquisition of basic numerical and arithmetic concepts, according to a new article.
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