Had a moment with a medical student the other day where we candidly spoke about how unnecessarily harsh the medical learning environment can be.
Generously put, a kind of "socratic method" is often used to teach. It can be relentless and demoralising to be asked question after question until you can't answer, but importantly, I think it is because this process rarely allows learners to calibrate their expectations of themselves.
It doesn't tell them if they "good enough" for their stage.
Principles of Corticocortical Communication: Proposed Schemes and Design Considerations. Adam et al., 2020
Lovely review of 4 broad mechanisms of brain region communication
1. Synchronicity: phase/frequency locked spiking activity
2. Coherence: coordination by inhibitory caudal-rostral gamma waves
3. Subspace channels: coordination by tuned firing patterns
4. Pulvinar coordination: direct communication gated by thalamic pulvinar projections
Hello! I am in health care, and my background is in computing and the environment. I have taken a pause from research but perhaps will return, and so have joined the fediverse to look for community and inspiration.
I'm certainly not certain. Otherwise, medicine, environment, computing.
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