Tweet: How to activate your brain’s ability to learn

https://t.co/wgS15pzPy8— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) May 26, 2019 Training past the point of improvement is called 'overlearning.' A recent study in Nature Neuroscience suggests that such post improvement training might further improve performance by altering chemicals in the brain that "lock" in training. Review of the Study >> How to activate your brain's ability to learn Read the study >> Overlearning hyperstabilizes … Continue reading Tweet: How to activate your brain’s ability to learn

Tweet: Stanford study on how the brain decides what to learn by Xiaoke Chen and Greg Nachtrab

Neuro-scientists know a lot about how our brains learn new things, but not much about how they choose what to focus on while they learn. According to this study, a part of the brain called the paraventricular thalamus, or PVT, serves as a kind of gatekeeper, making sure that the brain identifies and tracks the … Continue reading Tweet: Stanford study on how the brain decides what to learn by Xiaoke Chen and Greg Nachtrab