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Flexing the Brain: Pitt and Carnegie Mellon Engineers Discover Why Learning Can Be Difficult

Neural engineers from the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC) found for the first time that there are constraints on how adaptable the brain is during learning and that these constraints are the key determinant for whether a new skill will be easy or difficult to learn.

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Pitt History of Art Students and Faculty Collaborate with Local Museums and Libraries to Curate Configuring Disciplines: Fragments of an Encyclopedia Sept. 5-Oct. 5

An upcoming exhibition invites viewers to examine how a variety of genres and media create visual knowledge in fields ranging from anatomy and biology to astronomy and physics.

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