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Neuroscience of Learning

Von Peter Horneffer, MD, Barbara Oakley, PhD

Effective learning strategies are supported by neuroscience. Professor Barbara Oakley, Ph.D, describes the neuroscientific basis of learning in terms that are accessible to all learners. Prof. Oakley explains how the brain learns new material and, perhaps more importantly, the learning strategies that are supported by neuroscience for using the brain’s pathways to create durable and lasting learning.


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 Peter Horneffer, MD

Peter Horneffer, MD

Dr. Peter Horneffer is the Executive Dean of the All American Institute of Medical Sciences (AAIMS) in Jamaica, which is an innovative new medical school which leverages technology to help build medical practitioner capacity in that underserved country. He also serves as Director of Medical Education at Lecturio.

He obtained his MD from Johns Hopkins where he stayed to complete his residency in cardio-thoracic surgery. In mid career he agreed to help create a new approach to delivering medical education to the underserved, and ultimately led the first school to be fully accredited using Internet-based resources and a hybrid approach to educate medical students simultaneously on multiple continents.

He still has a limited practice of heart surgery in Maryland, but spends most of his time teaching courses on Learning Science and hosts globally attended webinars for medical faculty, sharing effective ways to teach and learn.
 Barbara Oakley, PhD

Barbara Oakley, PhD

Dr. Barbara Oakley is a professor at the School of Engineering and Computer Science in Oakland University, USA. She obtained her PhD from Oakland University in 1998. She teaches the world’s largest MOOC, Learning How to Learn, with over two million registered students. Due to her outstanding teaching style, she has earned multiple teaching awards, such as Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year (2018) amongst many others. Within Lecturio, Dr. Oakley teaches courses on Durable Learning.


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How to study with the understanding of neuroscience and what happens to the nerve cell when learning
von raaf w. am 28. September 2022 für Neuroscience of Learning

I personally liked the content and the kindness of the teachers who simply explain the mechanism of studying and how to learn and giving examples. I like to continue learning and I do not hate anything. I recommend these videos to my friends to watch .