These show notes were compiled through the research of our intern Vanessa Morales, who took a deep dive into how racial identity affects classroom participation.
Bess did a lot of research on exercise exercise for episode 4, consulting various articles and journals, which she compiled and shared for us in the document below:
This episode is about the positive effects of exercise. Peter and Charlie will talk to OAR intern Bess Cohen about her experience starting an exercise routine. Then we will chat with Nat Ballenburg and Cory Walts at the Fitness Center to discuss easy tips for exercise that students can implement.
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This episode is about life design, or figuring out how to manage your time and day most effectively. We interview OAR intern Talia Scott about how she used the science of chronotypes to help her maximize her schedule. Then Charlie talks about time management with OAR Assistant Director Raquel Esteves-Joyce.
Deliberate Practice Readings
Freakonomics has their own take on this discussion in their episode “How To Become Great At Almost Anything”
Or, check out this video on Deliberate Practice by Sprouts, an educational YouTube channel that uses animation to explain academic theories.
There is a broad array of literature on the examination of the brains of London Cabbies. To name a few, The Scientific American, The BBC, National Center for Biotechnology Information, and Wired have substantial articles to aid your reading.
In this episode, Peter and Charlie discuss practice, brains of London cabbies, mock trial, and more!
In our inaugural episode of the Compass, we look at an idea that underlies all of our learning in college: intelligence. Where does this idea come from? We also discuss Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences Theory and how it complicates the modern concept of intelligence.
If you want to learn more about Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligence Theory, you can watch this documentary on PBS.
Want to find out what intelligences you are most proficient in? Take this Multiple Intelligences Test.
The experiences of the students in John’s class were also documented in the Haverford Clerk.