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Computational Models of Mental Models of Computational Models of the World

Wisconsin Ideas in Education lecture series presented by Robert Goldstone, Distinguished Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Program in Cognitive Science at Indiana University. .
Date
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Time
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location
159 Education Building
Description
When students use computer simulations to learn about system principles, like ideal gas laws, they often misinterpret the underlying rules of the systems. Robert Goldstone will discuss and demonstrate a new model for  understanding systems by interacting with them, based on the way human learners discover patterns in natural phenomena.

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