In my opinion, the brain is a learning designers product. A car designer understands how a car works and ensures that the final design has enough room for the engine, brakes and other essential items. Learning designers need to understand how to firstly, motivate the brain so it becomes interested and secondly understand how to make the material stick so information can be remembered at the point of need.
There are many resources about neuroscience and how using the research into the brain can support learners on their journey . I have previously posted articles on this topic: