New research provides evidence of how changes in the activity of individual neurons can encode learning and memory.
The hippocampus and prefrontal cortex use two different brain wave frequencies to communicate when the brain learns to associate unrelated objects, a new study reports.
A new study reviews how teachers use video games to educate children in the classroom. The report identifies the features teachers find most useful in tracking learning.
Researchers aim to improve reading comprehension in children with ASD by using their 'perseverative interest'.
A new study reports nicotine's primary metabolite supports memory and learning by amplifying the action of a primary chemical messenger in both.
A new study reports human neural stem cells show promise for reversing cognitive impairments following chemotherapy.
People with neurodevelopmental disorders such as ASD, OCD and dyslexia appear to compensate for dysfunction by relying on declarative memory.
A new study reports it is easier to learn vocabulary if the brain can link the word with different sensory perceptions.
A new study provides evidence for the co-evolution of our ability to communicate and Stone Age butchery tools.
Researchers have developed a mathematical equation which explains how equilibrium is achieved by two forms of synaptic plasticity during learning.
A new study reports children who get a good night's sleep perform better in math and languages.
New research provides insight into how tasks are learned and could have positive implications for rehabilitation.
By learning more about how a protein crucial for learning works, researchers move a step closer to figuring out how memory and learning work, a new study reports.
A new study assesses the impact of human speech on infant cognition during the first year of life.
Learning an instrument can also train children to control their emotions and diminish their anxiety, a new study reports.