The Remarkable Learning Abilities of the Human Brain

11/6/2017; 29 minutes

Humans have multiple learning systems that for the most part are functionally and anatomically distinct, evolved at different times for different purposes, and that learn in qualitatively different ways. Greg Ashby studies how people learn new categories of objects. This research has allowed the mapping the neural networks and has identified many important and surprising differences in how we learn. Recorded on 07/10/2017. (#32755)

 

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