La fameuse question des différences cognitives entre les femmes et les hommes Blogue Le cerveau à tous les niveaux mar 19/03/2019 - 15:05 19353 Biologie Blogue Le cerveau à tous les niveaux
Réflexion sur l'ingérence du privé dans la recherche gouvernementale Blogue Je vote pour la science lun 18/03/2019 - 20:59 19352 Société
Les saules, ces arbres friands de métaux Blogue Dire lun 18/03/2019 - 08:51 19348 Biologie Blogue Dire
“Edge effects” is one of the quintessential examples of handwaving in physics students.
The eternal question as a teacher or tutor is what to do when a student is struggling. Should you give them a hint, re-explain a key concept to them, or let them sit there and struggle? It’s not always clear which approach should be taken. I’ve often felt the pull to take the first route. After all, they are struggling! Shouldn’t I help them out? This meant I would give them some sort of pointer…
I actually like going through calculations, but there’s no doubt that this can definitely be classified as “grunt work”.
When I’m learning a new topic, all of the details matter. If I want to understand what is going on, I need to have a firm handle on each detail. If I cannot imagine how each part operates and connects with the others, “getting” the concept is difficult. I suspect this happens for others, too. After all, if you want to understand without needing to take a result on faith, you have to know the…
Quand cirque rime avec risque Blogue Dire mer 13/03/2019 - 09:27 19331 Santé/médecine Blogue Dire
I love how a student’s job in the class is to convince the professor that they got really accurate results while also finding a bunch of sources of error that actually contribute in a significant way.
La trace de nos apprentissages observée dans l'hippocampe et le cortex Blogue Le cerveau à tous les niveaux mar 12/03/2019 - 15:57 19330 Biologie