Demanding, Rewarding Tasks Create Strong Memories
Recent research looked at how the difficulty of the task and the size of the reward impacted the strength of the memory and the consolidation process. The size of the reward, not surprisingly, influences the strength of the memory, but just as important is the level of challenge of the task.
A Glimmer of Understanding: New Concept Formation
When I was in college, I was fascinated with how humans learn and use language. I took every course I could find related to language — The Philosophy of Language,