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A Series about Learning Part 4: Putting the four elements together (Desire, Imagination, Mimicry, and Play)

In this post, we look at all of these elements in a boy my friend calls “Mozart in P.J.’s”  Tsung Tsung. Few children ever reach the level of ability of this young man in playing the piano.  But, desire, imagination, … Continue reading

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A Series about Learning, Part 3: mimicry and play

In the last video, we saw Tucker the dog trying to sing and play piano, trying to imitate what he had seen the humans do at the piano. Considering that he has no fingers to play chords with and can’t … Continue reading

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A Series about Learning, Part 2. Lessons from a dog who sings and plays the piano: imagination and mimicry.

In my last post, we saw how Halo, a dog, learned to play pool despite major evolutionary physical limits: lack of hands, not having evolved the ability to stand on two legs for very long without support. Despite these limits, … Continue reading

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