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The Perils - And Promises - Of Learning By Memorizing
"Memorization has enjoyed a surge of defenders recently. They argue that memorization exercises the brain and even fuels deep insights. ... Certainly, knowledge matters. A head full of facts - even memorized facts - is better than an empty one. But facts enter our heads through many paths - some well-paved, some treacherous. Which ones count as 'memorization'?"
The Atlantic 09/09/13
Posted September 13, 2013 12:51 AM
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