Learning: Web Resources

The Science of Attention
by Adele Diamond, 20 min audio on On Being
Adele Diamond is a professor of developmental cognitive neuroscience at the University of British Columbia. What she is learning about the brain challenges modern education’s basic assumptions about how we learn. http://tinyurl.com/ndb7569

On Being Wrong
by Kathryn Schultz, 18 min audio on TED
‘Wrongologist’ Kathryn Schulz is a staff writer for the New Yorker and is the author of Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error. She writes, “Most of us will do anything to avoid being wrong. But what if we’re wrong about that?”
http://tinyurl.com/jb4jlnk

 

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