Brain Fact or Fiction Quiz: The Learning Edition

  • Published11 Jun 2021
  • Author Cyrenna Cooper
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

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The brain is a complex organ so it’s not surprising we fall victim to some common misunderstandings. Let’s gets to the bottom of some popular notions about learning.

True or false: Cramming for a big exam is better than studying for weeks.
Which two activities are harder to multitask?
True or false: Brain training games can improve focus and memory.
True or false: You can learn new information in your sleep.
The brain's problem-solving ability peaks in your ______.