Neuroscience of Learning
Neuroscience of Learning

Neuroscience of Learning

by 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.

Course Details

  • Videos 8
  • Duration 1:24 h
  • Quiz questions 0
  • Concept Pages 0


Your Educators of course Neuroscience of Learning

 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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good theory
By meenhaz a. on 16. November 2022 for Neuroscience of Learning

need more practicle examples of how you would use the information. ie how would you apply to specific medical information. case studies for example.

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By Liban E. on 10. November 2022 for Learn it! Link it!

I enjoyed it well,Very understandable lectures and experienced lecturers

Thank you
By Layla M. on 30. October 2022 for Learn it! Link it!

Super interesting, thank you for making these videos! I wish more schools adopt ways that are conducive to the learning of all students including neurodivergence.

By Sara C. on 14. October 2022 for Neuroscience of Learning

For some time, I have been scouting the internet for the most time-effective way to study and these lectures have been by far the most elucidative. thank you.