ERIC Number: EJ458266
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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The Biological Basis of Learning and Individuality.
Kandel, Eric R.; Hawkins, Robert D.
Scientific American, v267 n3 p78-86 Sep 1992
Describes the biological basis of learning and individuality. Presents an overview of recent discoveries that suggest learning engages a simple set of rules that modify the strength of connection between neurons in the brain. The changes are cited as playing an important role in making each individual unique. (MCO)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Brain; Brain Research; Neurobiology; Scientific Experiments
Note: Special issue on the Mind and Brain.