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Neurocareers: Doing The Impossible!

Jun 6, 2022

How do we learn math? How do we process numbers? How to become a cognitive neuroscientist and numerical cognition expert? Find answers in this third episode of the Neurocareers podcast, where Dr. Elena Salillas - the numerical cognition expert - helps you discover the field of cognitive neuroscience. Dr. Sallilas talks about how we process numerical information, such as numbers and quantity. She answers whether we all can learn math in the same way, whether boys are better at math than girls, and what is known about math geniuses. Dr. Salillas shares her valuable experience of adding creativity to the process of scientific inquiry. Finally, you will learn about the steps you can take if you decide to explore the field of cognitive neuroscience, specifically numerical cognition. Stay tuned! To learn more about Dr. Salillas, please, visit her research page at: You can contact Dr. Salillas with questions at:

The podcast is brought to you by The Institute of Neuroapproaches and its founder - Milena Korostenskaja, PhD - a neuroscience educator, neuroscience research consultant, and career coach for people in neuroscience and neurotechnologies: