Learning & Memory

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Recalling skills often depends on returning to your state of mind — or environment — where you first learned it.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 8 min.
Scientists continue to learn about the neurobiology and architecture of the different types of memory.
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One of the most common types of nerve cell has been hiding secret abilities.
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Research has shown that poverty is tied to structural differences in the brain.
  • EdSurge
A team of researchers have put together a few tips to make the most of your students’ brain power.
  • ISTE
The entorhinal cortex gives us memory, the perception of time, and helps us navigate.
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What are some of the differences between the thinking and reactive brain?
  • Teach Thought
One educator has found that teaching simple activities to improve brain processing helps students became more engaged and confident.
  • ASCD
Processing in the brain’s “reward system” drives our motivated behavior.
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A 29-year-old man with amnesia taught neuroscientists a lot about memory.
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These oddly shaped cells help make the human brain special.
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The hippocampus is responsible for everything you remember, from this morning’s breakfast to your first kiss.
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Damage to certain parts of the brain can impair our ability to distinguish between related objects, like apples and oranges.
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  • 6 min

3D Brain

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