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A Day on the Beach, Learning Not to Teach to Remember

January 22, 2009


Sitting on L’Ance Aux Epine beach in Grenada, I watched a man try to train a puppy. Despite his obvious affection for the puppy, he employed negative reinforcement as a teaching aid. I recalled two facts, while I watched him teach, and it got me thinking about the relationship between teaching, learning, and remembering. 1) […]