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Is school toxic to learning?

Last Thursday I went to a lecture by Guy Claxton at the University of Waikato entitled,

“Topsy Turvy Education: The Challenge of Embodied Cognition”. 641 more words


What is the Embodied Mind?

In this post I will talk about the Embodied Mind; specifically, I want to discuss what exactly it is and the arguments for its existence. 950 more words

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The collective mind of Serious Play

In the past few years, the number of articles published around Lego Serious Play is hugely increased.

The initial theories developed in the mid ’90s, 20 years ago, by Johan Ross and Bart Viktor and put into its current shape by Robert Rasmussen, are today converging and mingling with new trends and emerging  needs. 332 more words


Connecting the conceptual dots in embodied cognition (by @PsychScientists)

Andrew Wilson of @PsychScientists posted this commentary on an embodied cognition paper he reviewed recently for Frontiers, detailing what he sees as a critical flaw in the paper; 27 more words

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Put Pen to Paper

Writing notes longhand helps people better understand and retain information! I’ve been doing this for many years for this reason. It’s slow but efficient, plus (I hope) it minimizes the decline of my handwriting. 112 more words