Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

How to Tell the Fluff from the Good Stuff

Psychologist Dan Willingham’s new book was written primarily for those who are concerned about the best way to educate children.

But it is also filled with fascinating theories (for separating the fluff from the good stuff ) that you just might be able to use in everyday life.

Note: This is an encore broadcast, which originally aired Thursday, January 24, 2013.

Guest:
Daniel T. Willingham, PhD  - Author of  When Can You Trust the Experts ?  How to Tell Good Science from Bad in Education (2012, Jossey-Bass).  Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia.  Writer of the  “Ask The Cognitive Scientist” column at American Educator magazine.

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