The Learning Brain

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The Learning Brain

2018

How does the human brain make memories, learn a language, solve problems, and retain the state capitals? Identify and differentiate between several major kinds of memories and what control we have over retaining and recalling...

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Thad A. Polk

In This Series

Learning 101
Episode 1
Learning 101
What Amnesia Teaches Us about Learning
Episode 2
What Amnesia Teaches Us about Learning
Conscious, Explicit Learning
Episode 3
Conscious, Explicit Learning
Episodic Memory and Eyewitness Testimony
Episode 4
Episodic Memory and Eyewitness Testimony
Semantic Memory
Episode 5
Semantic Memory
The Neural Basis of Explicit Learning
Episode 6
The Neural Basis of Explicit Learning
Strategies for Effective Explicit Learning
Episode 7
Strategies for Effective Explicit Learning
Controversies in Explicit Learning Research
Episode 8
Controversies in Explicit Learning Research
Unconscious, Implicit Learning
Episode 9
Unconscious, Implicit Learning
The Psychology of Skill Learning
Episode 10
The Psychology of Skill Learning
Language Acquisition
Episode 11
Language Acquisition
The Neural Basis of Implicit Learning
Episode 12
The Neural Basis of Implicit Learning
Strategies for Effective Skill Learning
Episode 13
Strategies for Effective Skill Learning
Learning Bad Habits: Addiction
Episode 14
Learning Bad Habits: Addiction
Introduction to Working Memory
Episode 15
Introduction to Working Memory
Components of Working Memory
Episode 16
Components of Working Memory
The Neural Basis of Working Memory
Episode 17
The Neural Basis of Working Memory
Training Your Working Memory
Episode 18
Training Your Working Memory
How Motivation Affects Learning
Episode 19
How Motivation Affects Learning
How Stress and Emotion Affect Learning
Episode 20
How Stress and Emotion Affect Learning
How Sleep Affects Learning
Episode 21
How Sleep Affects Learning
How Aging Affects Learning
Episode 22
How Aging Affects Learning
Dyslexia and Other Learning Disabilities
Episode 23
Dyslexia and Other Learning Disabilities
Optimize Your Learning
Episode 24
Optimize Your Learning