Schools were not created with the intention of making geniuses and filling its pupils with knowledge. Hear three historians explain the surprising reasoning behind the first American school systems.
This is the tenth episode about learning. To see a list of contributors to this series, click here.
Hear Jacqueline Gottlieb, Columbia University Neuroscientist, discuss some of the cutting-edge questions in neuroscience: What is attention on a neuronal level? How does learning relate to attention? and most interestingly, why do we pay attention to certain stimuli?
This is our ninth piece on learning. See contributors to this series here.
New research reveals a strange fact – a special type of channel (HCN) makes us dumb. Hear about basic neuron mechanics and the supposed function of these channels with the help of neuroscientist, Steven Siegelbaum, at Columbia University.
This is the eighth episode in our series on Learning.
What ways are you hurting your learning? How can we overcome bad news? Why does a shadow in the woods give our brains a major conflict? Listen to this episode for insight on these questions and more.
This is the seventh episode in our series on Learning. Jackie Gottlieb is featured in this piece.