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How does the brain actually learn?
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Is Your Child Struggling With Learning? - Patch.com

Is Your Child Struggling With Learning? - Patch.com | Learning and the Brain | Scoop.it
Is Your Child Struggling With Learning?Patch.comBefore 2004, when children with any type of learning disability were struggling in the school system, the law took a "wait to fail" approach.
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Where categories live in the brain | Machines Like Us

Where categories live in the brain | Machines Like Us | Learning and the Brain | Scoop.it
In new research from the University of Chicago, scientists have pinpointed an area in the brain where these kinds of visual categories are encoded. While monkeys played a computer game in which they had to quickly ...
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Your Storytelling Brain | Think Tank | Big Think

Your Storytelling Brain | Think Tank | Big Think | Learning and the Brain | Scoop.it
Cognitive Neuroscientist Michael Gazzaniga, a pioneer in the study of hemispheric (left vs. right brain) specialization describes "the Interpreter" - a left hemisphere function that organizes our memories into plausible stories.
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Do Thrifty Brains Make Better Minds? - New York Times (blog)

Do Thrifty Brains Make Better Minds? - New York Times (blog) | Learning and the Brain | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog)Do Thrifty Brains Make Better Minds?New York Times (blog)By ANDY CLARK Might the miserly use of neural resources be one of the essential keys to understanding how brains make sense of the world?
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