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Cognitive universals and cultural variation in teaching

  • Sidney Strauss (a1) (a2), Margalit Ziv (a3) and Douglas Frye (a4)


We address three issues: (1) There is a need for a comprehensive multidisciplinary understanding of teaching; (2) teaching is a natural cognitive ability for humans; and (3) there is a need to incorporate the mentalistic and cultural approaches to teaching. We suggest certain research studies that can help deepen our understanding of the cognition of teaching.



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