Posted on 06 Jun 2012

Explore the neuro-scientific underpinnings of the learning process, factors that hinder or limit our learning ability, including ways to optimize this most fundamental attribute of being human.

Executive Summary

The acquisition of knowledge and information, feelings and behaviors that would combine over years to shape who you are right now. Were you to look at your progress through those newborn eyes, the feat would surely have appeared insurmountable: the fine motor skills that allow you to write and eat, the ability to speak and comprehend language, the development of complex social relationships, education, professional skills and so on.

So, in the beginning was life and then there was learning and, for the duration of our existence, there is life-long learning. In this White Paper, we explore the neuro-scientific underpinnings of the learning process, factors that hinder or limit our learning ability, including ways to optimize this most fundamental attribute of being human.