The Learning Brain

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Published on June 30, 2008

Author: lfischler


The Learning Brain A whirlwind tour

The building blocks: Brain cells Image: Teaching with the Brain in Mind, 2nd ed.

Neurons Estimate: humans are born with 150-200 billion neurons We keep approx. 100 billion of those - the rest are “pruned” Huge plasticity built in - billions of glial cells, ability to form connections b/w cells Image: (point of connection: synapse)

Corpus callosum - connecting the two hemispheres

Basic Brain Structures: Cortex Frontal: Judgment, creativity, problem solving, planning Parietal: Sensorimotor, language Temporal: Hearing, Memory, Language Occipital: Vision

Prefrontal cortex (PFC)

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