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How We Learn, Studying the Adolescent and Adult Brains


While algorithms are allowing computers to process large data sets, they have yet to come close to the human brain’s ability to learn. But is it just a question of time? We talk with congnitive neuroscientist Stanislas Dehaene about his new book How We Learn, Why Brains Learn Better than any Machine... For Now.

We also hear why exercise may promote the growth of brain cells in adults in a report from Carry the One Radio.

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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of <i>The Point</i> on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 40 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.