Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 3:00am

In today’s Academic Minute, Brown University's Wael Asaad reveals the important roles that expectation and surprise play in the learning process. Asaad is an assistant professor of neurosurgery at Brown, where his research lab seeks to improve the understanding of the basic neural mechanisms of learning and to develop strategies to repair the brain following disease, traumatic injury, or stroke. Find out more about him here. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

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