Learning & Memory

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Recalling skills often depends on returning to your state of mind — or environment — where you first learned it.
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  • 8 min.
Your selections: Learning and Memory
Playing a musical instrument is the brain equivalent of a full-body workout.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of October 26, 2020.
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For more than 100 years, neuroscientists have searched for memory’s physical form. Finding it would answer philosophical and scientific questions about our minds.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 3, 2020.
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Digital reading has been widespread for years — but how well are we absorbing it all?
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If your students spend lots of time playing video games, it may not be a bad thing.
  • TED
  • 16 min
Learn how to help your students improve their executive function skills!
  • Edutopia
  • 2 min
Brain breaks help children by replenishing attention, improving learning, and boosting creativity. But, it turns out we might all benefit from giving our brains more downtime. Here’s why.
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Sorting through past experiences to help make our best choices possible.
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Learning new information isn’t quite so easy as popping in headphones and passively listening to taped lectures while you slumber — not yet, anyway.
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People with aphantasia are incapable of forming mental images.
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  • 3 min
Learn some tips and techniques for engaging children in the classroom.
  • Psychology Today

3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.