Learning & Memory

image of students studying
Recalling skills often depends on returning to your state of mind — or environment — where you first learned it.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 8 min.
Your selections: Learning and Memory
Doodle what you’ve learned! Use a pen, colored pencils, and paper to take traditional notes in a new direction.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Can you train yourself to be a genius?
  • National Geographic
  • 47 min
Ray Dolan, Peter Dayan, Wolfram Schultz have demonstrated how the release of the neurotransmitter dopamine helps us learn.
  • The Brain Prize
  • 5 min
This article defines terms like "neuronal recycling" and helps students understand how the brain reads.
  • Knowing Neurons
There are thousands of different languages in the world. Does dyslexia affect all of them the same way?
  • Knowing Neurons
This webinar is an at-home BAW event where you can participate in hands on activities and learn about memory and our most complex organ.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
New neuroscience discoveries are happening every day. Help your students learn how to spot trustworthy science in a news article.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Different experiences and environments mold the brain. Here is a list of positive and negative factors that can affect how students learn.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Looking for a quick and engaging way to start a classroom conversation on how the brain learns?
  • The Learning Pod
  • 7 min
How did working memory earn the title "the brain's workhorse"?
  • Edutopia
How severe are the effects of trauma on a young, learning brain?
  • Edutopia
Why does author John Ratey call exercise "Miracle Grow for the brain"?
  • Edutopia

3D Brain

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