Researchers dig deep to understand how we learn As schools across the country convened for the year, a New York Times story surveyed the recent research into how we learn and retain new information. The findings could change how teachers reach students effectively.9:06 a.m.
Henry "Roddy" Roediger, III: James McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo.
Sashank Varma: Professor in the department of educational psychology at the University of Minnesota.
Newsmaker: New research on Alzheimer's disease A new study from the Mayo Clinic indicates that men may be more vulnerable to a pre-Alzheimer's condition known as mild cognitive impairment (MCI). But some researchers are skeptical that MCI is a precursor to the disease.9:45 a.m.
Ronald Petersen, MD: Neurologist and director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center in Rochester.