The Brain and How We Learn. Parts of the Brain. Parts of the Brain. Cell Body – the main body of the cell Axon – is the line the transmits information to the next cell
We learn by making connections to previous experiences and by emotional responses.
The more connections you can make to previous learned material the more paths you have to that information.
We have all sorts of emotional experiences and if we can connect to these then we are way more likely to remember these things.
Understanding Memory Video
To be able to learn anything you have to make sure your stress level and distractions are gone.
The brain can not get information to the frontal cortex at all if you are stressed about something.
Why is that?
Which is relay station between body and cortex
Part of the brain processes sensory input
Amygdala associated with flight-or-fight
Hippocampus – gateway to short-term memory and prepares to long term memory
Frontal Cortex – where high level thinking takes place
What are the different styles of learning.
Mind Mapping for Recall – make a visual picture of the idea using shapes, figures, colors, and text.