Papers

Hubris in Leadership:
A peril of unbridled intuition

How do unbridled intuition and hubris intersect?

Beyond Cleverness:
How to be smart without thinking

Being clever is not the same as being smart

Bad Education: Is vocational education for the less capable?

Unearthing the social attitudes about the relative merits of the academic and vocational

The Development of Learning Power: A new perspective on child development and early education

Understanding how the mix of accidental and intentional influence moulds young minds

Nirvana and Neuroscience: The Self-liberating Brain

Buddism says not everyone can win a gold medal at 1500 metres, but all of us have the potential to be excellent at life

Wisdom: Advanced Creativity

Wisdom inheres not so much in a quality of thinking of cognition, but in the nature of the underlying 'motivational vector' that drives cognition 

Creative Glidespace

An interest in understanding creativity lives happily alongside a variety of highly creative and successful careers at ResCen

Building Learning Power: The Key to Great Coaching

The best coaches are the most humble: the ones who know they aren't perfect, and are always keen to learn more

Thinking At The Edge

How learning 20 dispositions may potentially be cultivated in educational settings

Turning Thinking on its Head: How bodies make up their minds

Embodied cognition and challenging the assumptions that underlie the dominant sedentary and disembodied approach to the high status bits of education

Expanding the capacity to learn: A new end for education 

There is a widespread belief that being an effective, powerful, real life learner is a useful thing to be, and that twenty first century education should be aiming to help young people develop this genetic capacity to learn 

The Virtues of Uncertainty: A Solid Education for the Learning Age

How are we going to raise standards? What are the most appropriate methods for testing students and when and how much?

School as an Epistemic Apprenticeship: The Case of Building Learning Power

Giving all children a more focused, practical and relevant send-off on their journeys through the rest of the 21st century

 
Involuntary Simplicity: Changing Dysfunctional Habits of Consumption

Why is it so difficult for 'voluntary simplicity' to become truly voluntary? This analysis makes clear why certain popular forms of campaigning and education are ineffective and looks to methodologies of self-transformation.

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