News tagged with perceptual learning

Perceptual training improves vision of the elderly

Elderly adults can improve their vision with perceptual training, according to a study from the University of California, Riverside and Boston University that has implications for the health and mobility of senior citizens.

Nov 22, 2010
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As in humans, sleep solidifies a bird's memories

Sleeping is known to help humans stabilize information and tasks learned during the preceding day. Now, researchers have found that sleep has similar effects upon learning in starlings, a discovery that will open up future ...

Jan 12, 2010
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Reward elicits unconscious learning in humans

A new study challenges the prevailing assumption that you must pay attention to something in order to learn it. The research, published by Cell Press in the March 12th issue of the journal Neuron, demonstrates that stimul ...

Mar 11, 2009
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