Seven digits is the “magic number” for neuroscientists. It’s just about the maximum your short-term memory can retain. Can you remember a seven-digit number? Find out with Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, head of the NSF-funded CELEST Science of Learning Center at Boston University. Rep. Chaka Fattah hosted the briefing.
Shinn-Cunningham and other leaders from the Science of Learning Centers provided a Capitol Hill briefing June 24, 2015 on their work studying how the brain learns and develops.
VIDEO- published on July 27, 2015 by NSF BRAIN Initiative