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The best way to learn math is to learn how to fail productively
Oh God, so much better than how I was taught. I got 3/4 of the
way through leaning calculus before anyone explained what on earth it
was for!
learning  school  education 
november 2015 by andrewducker
The "overlearning the game" problem - when people use the rules of society against it.
Any system can be gamed. Any set of rules has loopholes. I'm not sure what can be done about this (except for constant oversight and nerfing).
law  society  learning  games  rules 
august 2011 by andrewducker
Believing You Can Get Smarter Makes You Smarter
Teaching people that intelligence is malleable makes them more likely to improve their ability.
psychology  intelligence  learning  iq  motivation  education  mind  research 
january 2010 by andrewducker
Matching Teaching Style to Learning Style May Not Help Students
For a given lesson, one instructional technique turns out to be optimal for all groups of students, even though students with certain learning styles may not love that technique.
education  learning  teaching  psychology  research  academia  learningstyles 
january 2010 by andrewducker
An interesting teaching experience
One that sounds really worthwhile - I'd love to see someone take this and do some research from it.
teaching  education  learning  psychology 
october 2009 by andrewducker
Toddlers develop individualized rules for grammar
The findings also show that, between the ages of two and three, children learn to better understand and apply the adult rules of grammar, particularly by using verbs more flexibly.

This is the first major study of children's language development that uses advanced computer modeling to analyze, understand and predict children's utterances based on daily recordings of their language use.
grammar  learning  speech  children  development 
october 2009 by andrewducker
Alan Kay's reading list
If you want to understand everything, here is a good place to start.
books  education  learning  toread  creativity 
august 2009 by andrewducker
I'd have killed to have been part of the project they went through. As long as they maintained 80% grades they didn't have to attend classes. And when they were given this opportunity their grades went _up_.
education  learning  unschooling 
april 2009 by andrewducker
Pointing can boost toddlers' language skills
Once in school, the children who gestured most as toddlers scored on average 26% higher in the language test than the other children.
children  learning 
february 2009 by andrewducker
The gene that makes us once bitten, twice shy : Nature News
Drug addicts, alcoholics and compulsive gamblers are known to be more likely than other people to have this genetic mutation, which leaves them with fewer receptors of a certain type in the brain. These receptors — called D2 receptors — are activated
addiction  behaviour  biology  brain  genetics  neuroscience  psychology  learning 
december 2007 by andrewducker
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