"Many people think that it is important now a days to work harder, faster, and more efficient to solve problems,but that's exactly what machines can do. Every efficient procedure will be replaced by algorithms eventually. Henning Beck https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1305261194219933697?s=20
Category: Brain and Biology
Offloading information to an external memory: Good or bad
I really think the relevancy of memorization based educational practices need more scientific investigation. How much can and should we remember in a dynamic and information-abundant-world should be investigated. How much fundamentally transient information should we remember. ? Who get to decide ?(Blind man leading blind man?) I think the cognitive view totally ignores human … Continue reading Offloading information to an external memory: Good or bad
Self-Control, Marshmallow, Replication Crisis
Your fate cannot be determined solely by a test of your ability at age 5 to resist the temptation of one marshmallow for 15 minutes to get two marshmallows( Article) https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1303218012720308227?s=20
Tweet: The minds of girls and boys are equal in math
https://twitter.com/CNN/status/1192768752770830336 CNN LINK: Brain scans don't lie: The minds of girls and boys are equal in math
Tweet: Human Vs Machine Learning
Tweet: How to activate your brain’s ability to learn
https://t.co/wgS15pzPy8— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) May 26, 2019 Training past the point of improvement is called 'overlearning.' A recent study in Nature Neuroscience suggests that such post improvement training might further improve performance by altering chemicals in the brain that "lock" in training. Review of the Study >> How to activate your brain's ability to learn Read the study >> Overlearning hyperstabilizes … Continue reading Tweet: How to activate your brain’s ability to learn
Tweet: Neuroplasticity: Our Adaptable Brain with Nick Spitzer
Neuroplasticity: Our Adaptable Brain with Nick Spitzer - On Our Mind https://t.co/JqmSeOSX1H via @YouTube— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) May 16, 2019https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXA_iTG3XSM&feature=youtu.be
Tweet: Stanford study on how the brain decides what to learn by Xiaoke Chen and Greg Nachtrab
Neuro-scientists know a lot about how our brains learn new things, but not much about how they choose what to focus on while they learn. According to this study, a part of the brain called the paraventricular thalamus, or PVT, serves as a kind of gatekeeper, making sure that the brain identifies and tracks the … Continue reading Tweet: Stanford study on how the brain decides what to learn by Xiaoke Chen and Greg Nachtrab
Tweet: Stability shuts down the learning centers of the brain.
Yale Study, Stability shuts down the learning centers of the brain.https://t.co/qldBqInUF3— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) August 14, 2018https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js A study by Yale researchers(Daeyeol Lee, Bart Massi and Christopher H. Donahue) published in the journal Neuron has found that stability may shut down your brain's learning centers. In an initial experiment, monkeys were given choice between hitting … Continue reading Tweet: Stability shuts down the learning centers of the brain.
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