Learning & Memory

image of students studying
Recalling skills often depends on returning to your state of mind — or environment — where you first learned it.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 8 min.
Learning new information isn’t quite so easy as popping in headphones and passively listening to taped lectures while you slumber — not yet, anyway.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
People with aphantasia are incapable of forming mental images.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 3 min
Learn some tips and techniques for engaging children in the classroom.
  • Psychology Today
Let's teach kids more effective ways of studying in order to reduce test anxiety.
  • Psychology Today
Educators may be able to take a different perspective if they understood a bit more of the neuroscience behind learning.
  • Psychology Today
Understanding how your brain works best and knowing how to avoid distractions can improve school performance.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 3 min
All those open tabs on your internet browser can make it hard to focus — and might even drag down your GPA.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 3 min
Learn about the importance of introducing children to science at an early age.
  • Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC)
As we age, we can see our hair gray and our skin wrinkle. Less obvious are the changes happening in our brains.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
What if schools completely did away with standardized testing?
  • Education Week
Schools can use neuroscience research to optimize their environments to match the best ways for students to learn.
  • Edutopia
You might struggle to learn new steps in your dance class, but your brain is working to ensure you nail the routine.
  • BrainFacts/SfN

3D Brain

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