You’ve probably experienced test anxiety. Listen what it’s like for teenagers to take a test with test anxiety. Then hear educators question whether a test and/or grades accurately measure learning.
This is the fourth episode in our series on Learning. Contributors to this piece and others in the series can be found here.
How do we get better at tasks? In this episode, we describe an important mechanism of learning: pruning away neural connections.
This is the second episode in our series on Learning. It’s quick and the contributor to this piece and others in the series can be found here.
You’re at a crowded cocktail party (or a bar or anywhere else crowded, for that matter) and you somehow hear someone talking to you. How does that happen? Your ears are taking in so much sound and somehow you are able to make sense out of that one voice. This is a central question within the neuroscience of sound perception. In this episode, we trace an outline for how we hear in this crowded cocktail party. Listen to University of Maryland Professor, Shihab Shamma, explain.
This is the eleventh (and final) piece in a series about the information found in sound. Contributors to this piece can be found here.
Hear about new ideas in the neuroscience of communication where scientists are now considering multiple brains interacting at the same time.
This is the ninth piece in a series about the information found in sound. Contributors to this piece can be found here.