This time we're featuring the pilot episode of a brand new podcast
from the Learning Hack team, Great Minds on Learning.
In this series, Donald Clark, the internationally famous author,
blogger and entrepreneur, joins John Helmer to discuss the history
of thought and theorising about learning.
It’s all here: the inspired, the enduring, the wacked-out weird and
the just plain wrong in 2,500 years of learning theory from
Aristotle to the present day.
This inaugural episode is about the Cognitivists, a group of
psychologists who probed the limits and the limitations of human
memory, an area of focus that Donald Clark believes is fundamental
to our understanding of how people learn.
00:47 Why is memory such an important focus for
02:27 Introducing the Cognitivists
04:08 Hermann Ebbinghaus (1850-1909)
13:49 George A. MIller (1920-2012)
20:58 Richard C. Atkinson (1929- ) & Richard Shiffrin
25:41 Alan Baddeley (1934- )
30:21 Endel Tulving (1927- )
39:30 John Sweller (1946- )
48:37 Summing up: the Cognitivists and Behaviourism