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ML33: How To Understand Your Brain

Discover the weird and wonderful world of the human brain, and learn how you can apply some of the major insights from neuroscience and cognitive psychology to improve your learning and life. Plus I answer questions on everything from the difference between the left and right hemispheres of the brain to the role that genetics play in determining our intelligence.
Nasos Papadopoulos

The human brain is a remarkable tool but so few of us actually know how to use it properly.  Advances in neuroscience and cognitive psychology mean that we now know more about the brain than at any point in history, so there's a whole host of knowledge out there that can help us understand and use our brains better.

This episode will introduce you to the weird and wonderful world of the brain, showing you how to understand your own one better and how to apply some of the major insights from neuroscience and cognitive psychology to improve your learning and life.

Plus I answer some of your questions including: 

- What are the major differences between the right and left sides of the brain
- How can we apply knowledge about the brain to improve learning and memory?
- How important are brain genetics in determining intelligence?


So whether you're looking to for an instruction manual to help you use your brain better, or want understand the difference between the left and right hemispheres or the role of genetics in intelligence this episode has you covered.


Related Posts 

Podcasts

🎙 ML41: Iain McGilchrist on The Left/Right Brain Divide, The State of the Educational System and the Evolution of Western Thought

🎙 ML25: Ed Cooke on Using Memory Techniques, the Future of EdTech and The Limits of the Mind

🎙 ML3: Anthony Metivier on Using Memory Palaces, Learning Languages and How To Remember Anything


Articles

📄 Space It Out: Transform Your Learning with One Simple Strategy

📄 Measure Up: How to Dodge Cognitive Biases Using Calibration

📄 The Power of Elaboration: Get Creative to Boost your Learning

Selected Resources

📖 The Master and His Emissary - Iain McGilchrist

📖 Intelligence and How To Get It - Richard Nisbett

📄 Snapshots Explore Einstein's Brain - Nature Journal

▶️ The Chemical Mind - Crash Course

▶️ Getting to Know Your Brain - Crash Course

▶️ How We Make Memories - Crash Course

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