Re: A Confusing Example

From: Philip Jonkers (
Date: Sun Jan 20 2002 - 23:24:14 GMT

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    >Philip said:
    >>Good point, Assisted Discovery I like that.
    >>Nothing has been transferred indeed,
    >>but the meme-host has discovered the meme himself
    >>with or without stimulus. If without stimulus he
    >>might be called a meme originator, though he might
    >>not be the first at that of course. Consequently,
    >>he may start spreading it by conventional means
    >>of transmission or by the Assisted Discovery
    >>if he is conscious of it.

    >I think there is a term for this in teaching: guided
    learning. It's
    >basic premise is that you have many modalities
    (sensory channels) of
    >learning, and that you will learn something
    more "deeply" (my word,
    >sorry for the clumsy paraphrase) if you learn it
    through *many*
    >modalities, especially through experience (motor). I
    even have a
    >diagram somewhere of the experiential learning cycle,
    I'll have to
    >get it out and dust it off to see if it might not be
    relevant to
    >*process* of transmission.

    The brain learns through iteration. Learning through
    different modalities may embed the meme (abstract-
    wise) with projections over multiple centers of the
    brain (for each modality one). But this is all
    speculative and unknown in brainscience at the
    moment as far as I know.


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