A series of notes and presentations from [efrat-furst] exploring the neuroscientific basis of learning:
Explore the science of learning, with explanations, illustrated models and concrete examples, references to scientific literature, popular literature and blogs, site
[learning-in-the-brain] - the relationship between [working-memory] and [long-term-memory], the importance of first [making-meaning] to create connections to existing knowledge, followed by effective [retrieval-practice] to reinforce access pathways for effective use of the learning. page
The importance of [[Retrieval Practice]] to reinforce not just a piece of knowledge, but the neurological pathway used to retrieve that knowledge. A typical practical example might be
“The Testing Effect” – an established series of findings from cognitive psychology that shows enhancement of long-term memory performance after practicing by using retrieval as compared to rote rehearsal. page
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