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Pokémon brain region

Posted on: May 13, 2019

Be honest: What is more appealing — ventral temporal context or Pokémon brain region?


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Calling the ventral temporal context the part of the human brain that helps people recognise and remember Pokémon lowers the entry barrier by relying on popular culture. It also helps a learner of neural physiology to link the abstract with something concrete.

That is the trick to using videos, popular culture, or anything that has emotional appeal. It is not getting stuck at ground level with something bright and easy. It is using that object as an anchor or hook to something fuzzier or more difficult.

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