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The cognitive benefits of play: Effects on the learning brain

The cognitive benefits of play: Effects on the learning brain | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
What are the cognitive benefits of play? Read what scientific studies reveal about play and the developing brain.
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Explores the relationship between cognition and learning, insofar as engagement and the establishment of neural networks is concerned.
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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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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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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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How neuroscience is offering hope for a more peaceful world - Washington Post

How neuroscience is offering hope for a more peaceful world - Washington Post | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists are partnering with experts in conflict resolution to develop peace-keeping strategies based on new research about how the brain works.
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This says it best: But simply teaching people that there is a neurological basis for prejudice has the potential to help them view the deep-seated roots of their conflicts more objectively, says Timothy Phillips, co-founder of the conflict resolution organization Beyond Conflict.

 

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Revealed: the science behind teenage laziness - Telegraph.co.uk

Revealed: the science behind teenage laziness - Telegraph.co.uk | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
They may lie in, act selfishly and take risks, but research by a leading neuroscientist suggests that adolescents may be right when they say nobody understands them
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Solid evidence for rethinking how we timetable learning/

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Your Brain on Story: Why Narratives Win Our Hearts and Minds - Pacific Standard

Your Brain on Story: Why Narratives Win Our Hearts and Minds - Pacific Standard | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
“Your Brain on Story: Why Narratives Win Our Hearts and Minds Pacific Standard The University of California-Los Angeles' social cognitive neuroscience lab director Matthew D.”
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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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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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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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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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Which is better, one task at a time or multitasking?

Which is better, one task at a time or multitasking? | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Which is better, one task at a time or multitasking?
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Mediators call for change to science of Human Brain Project - Nature.com

Mediators call for change to science of Human Brain Project - Nature.com | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
Contentious elimination of cognitive and systems neuroscience programmes should be reversed, report recommends.
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The more we know, the better we can integrate that information into our newest uses of technology to drive self-directed learning. 

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Researchers discover brain activity that may mark memory formation - Medical News Today

Researchers discover brain activity that may mark memory formation - Medical News Today | Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning | Scoop.it
“Researchers discover brain activity that may mark memory formation Medical News Today The research team, including senior author James Knierim of the Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute at Johns Hopkins, recently published their findings in the...”
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