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Cooperation Determined Human Domination; why not Use Cooperation in Learning?

Posted By Administration, Monday, July 4, 2011
Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013

July 4th, 2011

In the article cited below, a survey of research into evolutionary human cooperation and "fairness," we can see that cooperation allowed human to out-compete and become dominant. Such a basic amygdala-based instinct doesn't seem to be well leveraged in the way teaching and learning are structured at the moment.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/05/science/05angier.html?hpw

How can we do a better job?
--trent


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