The Amazing Neuroscience and Physiology of Learning

A brief introduction to the hardware that runs your most important software

Thomas Moran
Jul 26, 2018 · 7 min read
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Credit: Zenina Asya

Lizard Brain

Learning and Knowledge Acquisition

Learning in one sense then can be thought of simply as the acquisition of new skills

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Types of Human Memory: Diagram by Luke Mastin

Introducing Memory

Although we’ve puzzled over it for centuries, a definitive explanation of the exact memory process is still elusive .

2-Minute Neuroscience

How Memories Get Created

In order for new memory formation to occur, information needs to undergo three processes:

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Credit: Regina Richards

Information needs to be stored within memory in an organised, meaningful manner for it to be efficiently retrieved and used later on.

The Key Anatomical Structures

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The Four Main Lobes or Regions of the Brain
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Credit: media.proprofs.com

For learning and memory processes then the temporal lobe is the most important region.

Wired for Learning: Emotion and Memory

Changing the brain

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The Bottom Line: Accelerated Learning

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The OptmizMe Platform

OptimizeMe

Accelerated Learning Technology and Strategies

Thomas Moran

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Full Stack Engineer, Ethereum Dev, Lifelong Learner, Founder at optimizme.com & immunoblock.com

OptimizeMe

Cognitive neuroscience, learning technology, metacognitive strategy, accelerated learning

Thomas Moran

Written by

Full Stack Engineer, Ethereum Dev, Lifelong Learner, Founder at optimizme.com & immunoblock.com

OptimizeMe

Cognitive neuroscience, learning technology, metacognitive strategy, accelerated learning

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