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Articles related to learning

Cover Story: Turn Down the Volume?
Does music help or hinder our concentration and memory?
Superb fairy-wren
Feature: Learning Before Birth
Superb fairy-wrens sing to their chicks before they hatch, teaching them a begging call that identifies them before cuckoo chicks can predate the nest.
Browse: Bees Distinguish Works of Art
Bees can recognise the differences between paintings and show some signs of a capacity to generalise by recognising painting styles.
Browse: Your Baby Isn’t Mimicking You
Neuropsy: To Sleep, Perchance to Learn
New research finds that we can learn while we’re asleep under certain conditions.