Your guide to BDNF, what it is, the role it plays in learning, and how to increase it.

Practice matters because it changes us. It changes our abilities, yes, but it changes us on a much more profound level than that.

It might sound simplistic, but these are the things your kid’s brain needs to grow.

One of the most interesting things about the neocortex is that it has the same structure throughout. We have often mapped the brain by function, hoping this would reveal information about the how the brain works. Although we can map different cognitive activities to different areas of the brain, we also know that the map is changeable.