Tuesday, 25 September 2018

PhD submitted!

Last week I submitted my PhD thesis! As you can imagine, it was a huge relief, and now I await the viva. My thesis is entitled "The cognitive and neural bases of science and maths reasoning in adolescence". I put my abstract into a word cloud generator which gave me this cool image:


Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Desirable difficulties - new post on BOLD blog

My latest post on the BOLD blog introduces the concept of desirable difficulties in learning. This is the idea that making learning difficult can sometimes lead to better outcomes.

You can read the post here.

There are some handy resources on this topic from the Learning Scientists, and this topic was covered on the Learning Zone.