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The Learning Lead - Volume 1, 2020 - Fast and Efficient Connections in the Brain

The Learning Lead - Volume 1, 2020 - Fast and Efficient Connections in the Brain

Billions of neurons and connections in the developing brain drive how we think, feel, and act, enabling us to function and learn. These connections not only have to be fast but also efficient. An efficient brain uses its energy effectively to complete complex tasks via the relevant pathways, enabling the fastest flow of information throughout the entire brain. Fast and efficient brains learn better.1,2

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