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Chapter 5. Using “Brain Friendly” Learni... > There are three general principles t...

There are three general principles that nearly all learning appears to be based on:

  1. The importance of concentration and attention in absorbing new information

  2. The role of association and patterns in the storage and recall of information

  3. The value of repetition and practice to mastering new knowledge and skills

Most experts now agree that thought, memory, and even emotion are the result of a combination of electrical and chemical activity in the brain and the rest of the nervous system. Each neuron (brain cell) communicates with other neurons by way of signals that cross tiny gaps between nerve cells called synapses.


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