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How the brain copes with multi tasking alters with age

How the brain copes with multi tasking alters with age | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
The pattern of blood flow in the prefrontal cortex in the brains alters with age during multi-tasking, finds a new study in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Neuroscience.
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Seems we need to pay attention to the 'idea' that brain function in the young and old alters significantLy when engaged in two simultaneous tasks, i.e., thinking and doing.

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Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning
Explores the relationship between cognition and learning, insofar as engagement and the establishment of neural networks is concerned.
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When Handwriting Dies, Neural Networks Will Be The Only Calligraphers Left

When Handwriting Dies, Neural Networks Will Be The Only Calligraphers Left | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
At the University of Toronto, computer science researchers have taught a neural network how to write by hand.
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i worry about youngsters losing this skill

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The Cognitive Neuroscience of Creativity - h+ Media

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Creativity - h+ Media | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
This article outlines a framework of creativity based on functional neuroanatomy.
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For those with an interest in the creative process...

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Evolution of neural-networks-and-deep-learning (Gource Visualization)

Gource visualization of neural-networks-and-deep-learning (https://github.com/mnielsen/neural-networks-and-deep-learning). Code samples for my book ...
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Neural Networks and Deep Learning, free online book (draft)

Neural Networks and Deep Learning, free online book (draft) | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
“RT @kdnuggets: Neural Networks and Deep Learning, free online book (draft) #KDN http://t.co/OHhJI6ErdX”;
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Are We Distracting Ourselves to Death? - Daily Beast

Are We Distracting Ourselves to Death? - Daily Beast | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
“It’s increasingly difficult to pay attention in the blooming, buzzing confusion of the modern world. Matthew Crawford argues persuasively that it’s time to fight back.”
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You decide...
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Introduction to Artificial Neural Networks - Part 1

Introduction to Artificial Neural Networks - Part 1 | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
“This is the first part of a three part introductory tutorial on artificial neural networks. In this first tutorial we will discover what neural networks are, why they're useful for solving certain types of tasks and finally how they work.”
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neuroeducation, cognitive neuroscience, teaching, psychology, learning, pedagogy

neuroeducation, cognitive neuroscience, teaching, psychology, learning, pedagogy | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
This article explains how Mind, Brain, and Education (MBE) science combines perspectives from neuroscience, psychology and pedagogy that contribute to a better understanding of how humans learn, and consequently, how we should teach.
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Interesting perspective for teachers who are integrating cognitive neuroscience and psychological foundations into their practice.
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The Rise and Fall of Cognitive Skills

The Rise and Fall of Cognitive Skills | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
“Neuroscientists find that different parts of the brain work best at different ages.”
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Good news for us baby boomers
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Aerobic exercise improves our ability to coordinate multiple things, long-term planning and our ability to stay on task for extended periods of time.” Resistance training (or anaerobic training), w...

Aerobic exercise improves our ability to coordinate multiple things, long-term planning and our ability to stay on task for extended periods of time.” Resistance training (or anaerobic training), w... | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
“'Here is a list of some of the foods rich in nutrients for overall brain and cellular health that you can add into your diet to fuel your brain to sustain and...”
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Frontiers | Society, Organizations and the Brain: building towards a unified cognitive neuroscience perspective. | Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

“Society, Organizations and the Brain: building towards a unified cognitive neuroscience perspective. Carl Senior, Nick Lee & Sven Braeutigam School of Life & Health Scienc...”
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An assist for understanding how we may react to organizational thrusts...
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Tales From Both Sides of the Brain - The UCSB Current

Tales From Both Sides of the Brain - The UCSB Current | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
What began as a scientific review of a half-century of brain studies became Michael Gazzaniga's memoir
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“What is a 14-day-old blastocyst? Is it a brain? No, the brain isn’t there yet. Are you really going to confer this status on a brainless group of cells? You realize neuroscience has to have a posture.” - See more at: 

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The AI Revolution: Road to Superintelligence - Wait But Why

The AI Revolution: Road to Superintelligence - Wait But Why | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
The topic everyone in the world should be talking about.
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Definitely worth the read. Frightening in its totality. 

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What Science Really Tells Us About Brain Training Games - Lifehacker Australia

What Science Really Tells Us About Brain Training Games - Lifehacker Australia | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Over the last decade, an ever-growing number of brain-training programs claiming to enhance learning, memory and general well-being have been develope...
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Now isn't that a whack to the head. 

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Taking A Music Class In High School Improves Teen Language Skills, May Boost ... - Medical Daily

Taking A Music Class In High School Improves Teen Language Skills, May Boost ... - Medical Daily | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Musical training in high school boosts a person’s language skills, and may improve academic performance.
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an argument for the arts...

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A neuroscience approach to innovative thinking and problem solving - CIO Australia

A neuroscience approach to innovative thinking and problem solving - CIO Australia | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Allocating work time to experiment and cultivating a ‘fail fast’ culture have been hailed by many organisations as ways to foster innovative thinking to solve business problems.
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I'm thinking of the experience penned in 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance'

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Deeplearning4j - Open-source, distributed deep learning for the JVM

Deeplearning4j - Open-source, distributed deep learning for the JVM | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Open-Source Deep-Learning Software for Java and Scala on Hadoop and Spark
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How IBM Watson apps are changing 7 industries

How IBM Watson apps are changing 7 industries | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
“ These seven IBM Watson-powered apps are transforming the way work is done in industries ranging from healthcare and travel to entertainment and oil & gas.”
Via Peter Azzopardi
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I am enthusiastic about the power of the Cognitive Tutor to transform the learning narrative.
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uni.news: A robot prepared for self-awareness

uni.news: A robot prepared for self-awareness | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
“RT @intelasis: #robot has reflexive consciousness its architecture is based on #artificial #neural #networks http://t.co/Z7mj1MXX8N http://…”
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The move to singularity is moving quickly...
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On the evolution of machine learning - O'Reilly Radar

On the evolution of machine learning - O'Reilly Radar | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
“Sign up for the new O'Reilly report: Future of machine intelligence: perspectives from leading practitioners. Editor’s Note: This post is part of our ongoing series of interviews with leading...”
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Interested in machine learning a good primer on where this is going.
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Ants Swarm Like Brains Think - Issue 23: Dominoes - Nautilus

Ants Swarm Like Brains Think - Issue 23: Dominoes - Nautilus | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
“Deborah Gordon spent the morning of August 27 watching a group of harvester ants foraging for seeds outside the dusty town of Rodeo,…”
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The Ultimate Guide on How to Use Asana to Become a Productivity and Task Management Genius

The Ultimate Guide on How to Use Asana to Become a Productivity and Task Management Genius | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
“The Ultimate Guide on How to Use Asana to Become a Productivity and Task Management Genius http://t.co/NiPUGgkmIl via @suitcasepreneur”
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Why Neural Networks Look Set to Thrash the Best Human Go Players for the First Time | MIT Technology Review

Why Neural Networks Look Set to Thrash the Best Human Go Players for the First Time | MIT Technology Review | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
“One of the last bastions of human mastery over computers is about to fall to the relentless onslaught of machine learning algorithms.”
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On the road to computerized overlords: fact vs fiction
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Why Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) Technology Offers a Promising Future in IDS/IPS - InfoSec Institute

Why Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) Technology Offers a Promising Future in IDS/IPS - InfoSec Institute | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
“Intrusion systems have been the subject of considerable research for decades to improve the inconsistencies and inadequacies of existing methods, from basi”
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Promising ?
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Best and Worst of Neuroscience & Neurology – February 2015 - Brain Blogger (blog)

Best and Worst of Neuroscience & Neurology – February 2015 - Brain Blogger (blog) | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
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Best and Worst of Neuroscience & Neurology – February 2015
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The discovery that this is not correct challenged this major dogma of neuroscience.
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A Year in Research—Top 10 Trends of 2014 - Alzforum

A Year in Research—Top 10 Trends of 2014 - Alzforum | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Alzforum A Year in Research—Top 10 Trends of 2014 Alzforum Some diagnosed a body blow for the amyloid hypothesis; others spotted in the wreckage some encouraging signals that treatment in the mildest patients engaged biomarkers, improved cognition,...
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