The science behind the ‘no-brainer’

A new report reveals that letting go of executive areas of the brain could speed up the learning of motor tasks, which we need to sail a boat or play a musical instrument for example
The science behind the ‘no-brainer’

Anyone who's ever learned music probably remembers reaching a point when they just played without "thinking" about the notes. 

It turns out that a little bit of disconnect goes a long way in learning motor tasks, according to a study published online Monday in the journal Nature Neuroscience. 

The findings could lend insight into why children learn some tasks faster than adults, and could point toward ways to help adults learn faster and to make classrooms more conducive to learning, according to the authors.

Read more at The LA Times


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