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.
Read this to discover some simple strategies to assist students with time management and other executive functions.
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You might think that having lots of colorful posters in your classroom will aid students but this may not be true in reality. Read more to find out why.
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Learn about the benefits that short but frequent breaks can have on easily distracted students.
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Online “brain-training” games claim to help strengthen your mental muscles through regular practice. But scientists haven’t found conclusive evidence that brain-training works.
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Our capacity to learn and remember and to feel a range of emotions all arise from signaling in distinct regions of the brain.
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Pat Metheny discusses music’s impact on the brain; the process of creativity in music, art, and science; and the role of music in healing.
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  • 100 min
This small group of cells help regulate your memories.
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Dr. Larry Rosen shows why he believes student distratction is a function of poor metacognition, boredom, and nomophobia.
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Scientists think déjà vu might be a hiccup in the process of memory consolidation.
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  • 5 min
Your ability to recall the color of your childhood home depends on long-lasting changes to the connections between nerve cells.
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Denise Park breaks down what happens to the brain and cognition as we get older.
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Complex networks of brain structures make sense of all the information from our senses to create and store memories that can last a lifetime.
  • 4 min

3D Brain

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