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Cubes versus naked women (books please)

In Sanjoy Mahajan’s 2009 course on teaching he states that You know if you know anyone who’s a symphony orchestra player, they say, oh yeah, the best way to start hating music is to be a professional musician. They love … Continue reading

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Motivation

Several years ago I watched Sanjoy Mahajan’s MIT 2009 course on Teaching College Level Science & Engineering (here) and among the many things I learned was that extrinsic motivations actually decrease performance in a variety of ways. ¬†Ever since then … Continue reading

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