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Motor Learning

We improve our movements. This is called motor learning and it is a very subconscious activity. Hear about the subconscious subverting the conscious mind when it comes to movement, stroke patients getting major benefits from a treadmill, and how punishment is a spice used in violin training.

Voices:
Prof. Alaa Ahmed – Univ. Colorado Boulder
Yinfeng Keynes Chen – Flatiron Strings Academy

Education gives us hope, BUT…

Why do we go to school? Yes, knowledge is part of the reason we go through school, but it’s actually not the driving purpose of education. Hear three historians of education talk about the purposes of education.

Part 1: The Social Purpose

Part 2: Expansion out of conflict

Part 3: The future ratcheting

This episode is inspired by David Labaree’s book, “Someone Has to Fail.


This is the eleventh episode about learning. To see a list of contributors to this series, click here.