Latest Perceptual learning Stories

2014-02-18 08:59:46

With a little practice on a computer or iPad—25 minutes a day, 4 days a week, for 2 months—our brains can learn to see better, according to a study of University of California, Riverside baseball players reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on February 17. The new evidence also shows that a visual training program can sometimes make the difference between winning and losing. The study is the first, as far as the researchers know, to show that perceptual learning can...

How Sleep Helps Visual Task Learning
2013-11-11 07:31:12

Brown University As any indignant teacher would scold, students must be awake to learn. But what science is showing with increasing sophistication is how the brain uses sleep for learning as well. At the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in San Diego Nov. 10, 2013, Brown University researchers will discuss new research describing the neural mechanism by which the sleeping brain locks in learning of a visual task. The mounting evidence is that during sleep the brain employs...

Sleep Helps Brain Learn Motor Skills
2013-08-21 11:24:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Having trouble learning to play the piano or improving your typing speed? You may want to sleep on it. According to a new study from Brown University and Massachusetts General Hospital, one of the brain's learning centers is highly active during sleep and could be the reason why it seems to aid in the learning process. "The mechanisms of memory consolidations regarding motor memory learning were still uncertain until now," said Masako...

2013-06-11 23:26:51

Producer CEO at RKNet Stated: “Perceptual learning, progressively increasing complexity, and the need to engage multiple cognitive skills in the latest version of Cognitions Bridge mobile games create a network of efficient and faster pathways... to engage different parts of the brain in a networked and collaborative manner." Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Anant Goel, CEO at RKNet Studios further stated: “Perception provides initial source of information that is operated...

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