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Art of Memory
Effective reform must start with the understanding that the curriculum is the central focus and the central business of schools.
Proudly the youth, by manhood sudden crowned, Went walking by his horses to the plough, For the first time that morn.
Apr. 26, 2011 — If it was easy to learn, it will be easy to remember. Psychological scientists have maintained that nearly everyone uses this simple rule to assess their own learning. Now a study published in an upcoming issue Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, suggests otherwise: "Individuals with different theories about the nature of intelligence tend to evaluate their learning in different ways," says David B. Miele of Columbia University, who conducted the study with Bridgid Finn of Washington University in St. Louis and Daniel C.
Learning Skills 1
In my last article I argued that intuition is powerful but not always right.
A SEEMING PARADOX: Learning is associated with brain growth, but also shrinkage Image: ktsimage With age and enough experience, we all become connoisseurs of a sort. After years of hearing a favorite song, you might notice a subtle effect that’s lost on greener ears. Perhaps you’re a keen judge of character after a long stint working in sales. Or maybe you’re one of the supremely practiced few who tastes his money’s worth in a wine. Whatever your hard-learned skill is, your ability to hear, see, feel, or taste with more nuance than a less practiced friend is written in your brain.