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Learning and Memory

How is Hollywood’s portrayal of amnesia almost always wrong? Can MRI brain imaging be used as a lie detector? How does the brain consolidate new memories? All of this and more is in Learning and Memory: How it Works and … Continue reading

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We think what we speak

Each language has a toolkit to help us learn what to pay attention to. So argues Stanford psychology professor Lera Boroditsky during this episode of the Stanford University radio show Entitled Opinions (about Life and Literature) (website, iTunes). Boroditsky studies … Continue reading

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