2 Studies: Prior Knowledge in reading / Prior Success in venture capital.

One of my greatest interest in learning-science is to find connections and parallels between disciplines like academia, sports , entrepreneurship etc. I recently came across following two studies, one on reading and other on venture capital, both of which demonstrates effects of accumulated advantage and disadvantage in two different disciplines. Accumulated advantage and disadvantage in … Continue reading 2 Studies: Prior Knowledge in reading / Prior Success in venture capital.

Tweet: Reading and re-reading may not be effective learning methods in an exam retrieval point of view. But are we ignoring the Giant?

Reading and re-reading may not be effective learning methods in an exam retrieval point of view. But are we ignoring the Giant? WHAT READING DOES FOR THE MIND BY ANNE E.CUNNINGHAM AND KEITH STANOVICHhttps://t.co/MGoPNCZ2FS pic.twitter.com/YbjDPFPH3B— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) August 30, 2019https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Reading and re-reading are less effective learning methods compared to other powerful learning methods … Continue reading Tweet: Reading and re-reading may not be effective learning methods in an exam retrieval point of view. But are we ignoring the Giant?

Tweet: Language induced skills

I think rich language and rich language exposure can result in indirect cultivation of mental faculties which are prima facie alien to the intended use of language Some languages use more rich Spacio Navigation words and frequency; Rich communities use more abstract language, watch Tv shows, read fiction.— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) September 10, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js