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I can't make comments yet, so in the following I will assume that by 'STDP synapse' you mean the model of a synapse using the STDP rule. The scenario that you are describing is a triplet experiment with a PRE-POST-PRE protocol and to answer your question: Yes, in this case the STDP rule predicts both, weakening and strengthening of the same synapse and ...


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Yes. When studying sleep is crucial in consolidating memories. Recently a wave of research and opinion has hit around optimizing learning, sleep is always mentioned as key. To prominent authors are Benedict Carey and Barbara Oakley. There work is much easier to process than the below research paper, but we like well researched answers! So here we go, why ...


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Can I interpret your question as "Can a human brain perform complex computational tasks, like encode MD5, on par with a computer?"? To answer that question, I'm going to have to say no, that's why we invented computers in the first place. But, I think you're asking the question from more of a human performance standpoint, rather than strictly a language or ...


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This website http://www.aboutdyscalculia.org/causes.html provides answers to some of the questions you posed, although I am not sure it is the most up to date information. I would always advise one to do research on more scientific grounds. From my perspective, dyslexia has also been more studied than dyscalculia as its impact in academics seem more easily ...


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From my knowledge. Children do make up words and sounds that feel similar to the ones they are intended to mean. However, as the child develops these pseudo-words begin to disappear. New temporary replacement words may form as they begin to understand that they are not using the correct words. However, developmentally a child should be speaking in full ...


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You can attack it from many different angles. Perhaps a good place to start is the distinction between the behaviourist and cognitive learning theories. Although both can be facilitated using interaction, behaviourist theories put the teacher as the focal point, whereas cognitive ones put the learner first. In that respect, a good interactive learning ...



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