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In 1900, only 3% of Americans practiced professions that were deemed "cognitively demanding." Today, 35% of us do, and we have all learned to be flexible in ...
Your mental abilities are not fixed. Sal explains how your brain grows when you struggle with problems. Abbreviated version of https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
The Effects of Learning to Play the Piano on the Brain: Memory, Auditory Cortex, Neural Pathways and Neuroplasticity, Spatial-Temporal Function
Daniel Goleman on how meditation can help us flex the different muscles of attention.
Susan Barry, neurobiologist, acquired 3D vision in her late 40s, providing evidence of greater brain plasticity than previously known. Here is her story.
Todd Sampson is on a quest for a better brain. During this second series, he continues his incredible journey, this time to prove that the brain can be trained to meet the challenges and stresses of modern life.
Discovering the brain's power to change may be neuroscience's biggest—and most promising—contribution to education.
Ben Underwood, the Boy Who Sees with Sound (click through for his story)
This is the incredible story of Jody who had the right hemisphere of her brain removed. Since birth, epileptic seizure originating from the right hemisphere ...