Practice can make your brain better at focusing
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1291 , Segment 3
Episode: Digital Textbooks, Future of Cash, Paying Attention
- Sep 9, 2017 4:00 pm
- 30:32 mins
Sirawaj Itthipuripat is a research fellow at learning institute, King Mongkut University of Technology in Thailand. And will work at Vanderbilt University in a few months. He is a recently graduated Ph.D. student in the Neurosciences program at the University of California, San Diego. When we have to learn new tasks or skills it can be a tough process. Over time, with practice, the task or skill may become more natural. A new study shows that paying attention can improve performance on a new task and possibly change the way the brain processes information. Sirawaj Itthipuripat explains his research and how paying attention can change brain processes.