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Brain, Learning and Memory

Instructor(s): Pratap, Dr. Mahendra
Pratap, Dr. Mahendra

Title: CEO

Company: Progia


Mahendra has a distinguished background as a scientist and as an entrepreneur. Mahendra was employed with AT&T and Lucent Technologies for 20 years where he specialized in video communications, personal computer design, ATM and IP networking.

Mahendra has a PhD in Nuclear Physics and has authored over 2 dozen scientific papers.

, Self Paced Open Education Resource
Self Paced Open Education Resource

Title: The Best Teachers in the World

Progia Staff in consultation with the experts in their respective fields have scoured the open education resources to design and organize this course.

Progia salutes the content authors and their respective education institutes. Progia also acknowledges their expertise and generous contributions for making learning more accessible.

Course Description:

How do we learn? How is it we can quickly recall things things that happened long time ago but forget what happened a few minutes ago? The neuroscience researchers are uncovering the answers to these and many more fundamental questions regarding how memory works, when it fails and how do we use it to learn.

Course Sessions:
  • How brain processes learning and memory. How memory works and when it fails
  • Content Author(s): Frank Longo, MD

    Session Description:

    Frank Longo, MD, PhD, Professor,at Stanford University discusses the intricacy of human mind and how it processes different types of memory functions.

  • Enhancing Learning and Memory: Remembering More without Working Harder
  • Content Author(s):

    Session Description:

    A common assumption is that the more information we process, the better we learn and memorize. But recent research shows this is not the case. Dr. Einstein talks about how we learn, and offers strategies for efficiently improving learning and long-term retention.

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