A break from blogging has been required for work on the second edition of Calculations In Chemistry – An Introduction. We will be back to blogging when the chapter deadlines have finally passed. Meanwhile, at the link below is posted a presentation that might be titled:
An Illustrated Guide to How the Brain Solves Problems
Why Science and Engineering Major Enrollments Have Fallen
and How We Can Fix Them
A question from the slides: For 80,000 Virginia 9th-grade students each year taking the Stanford 9 standardized test, scores in math reasoning went way up. Why did skills in solving calculations go way down?
Ponder! Then check the link above to see what science says.