Psychology

Mandy Kloppers

Smarter Every Day

 

bicycle photo

Smarter Every Day

A friend sent me an email link this morning and I just had to share it with you. This video is a great example of the plasticity of the brain and how, as we grow older, our brains become more set in their ways. We find it harder as adults to think differently about things we have learned. Watch a guy having to learn a new way to ride a bike by ‘unlearning’ the old way – this process can be applied to many things we learn in life – attitudes, opinions and the habitual way we do things can all be unlearned.

 

Take a look – fascinating stuff:

Cognitive Bias and Plasticity of the brain:

 

Smarter every day!!

Mandy X