How telling stories creates memory

Nov 13, 2015
A recent study at the University of Sussex suggests that repetition is one of the keys to memory. Specifically, the study found that participants who “retold” the narrative of a video reta...

Learning about learning from memristors

May 21, 2015
  In this recent study out of Beijing University, scientists looked at the “memories” of electronic components (“memristors”, essentially two-terminal whose passage of vol...

Brain training lacks scientific evidence

May 11, 2015
“Consistent with the findings in brain-damaged patients, our apparent rational thinking is in fact underpinned by hidden emotional processes.” Both a dismissal of brain-training games and ...

Instant learning results from uncertainty.

May 11, 2015
  “If you are uncertain, or lack evidence, about whether a particular outcome was caused by a preceding event, you are more likely to quickly associate them together,” says┬áSang Wan ...