Teaching Is a Natural Cognitive Ability for Humans

@inproceedings{Strauss2012TeachingIA,
  title={Teaching Is a Natural Cognitive Ability for Humans},
  author={Sidney Strauss and Margalit Ziv},
  year={2012}
}
We suggest that a multidisciplinary approach to teaching has potential to widen its scope. In that vein, we revisit our original claim that teaching is a natural cognitive ability among humans. We elaborate on three requirements for such an ability and report that, first, teaching strategies may be developmentally reliable. Findings indicate a possible normative developmental trajectory from age one year through adulthood. Second, teaching seems to be species-typical, that is, it is a universal… CONTINUE READING
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