Thinking Styles – Academics vs Students | (Anna Wood)

In collaboration with the Edinburgh Physics Education Group, I’ve recently been  looking at how students think, and particularly the role of intuitive thinking has when students answer questions in Newtonian Mechanics.

We presented this work on ‘thinking styles’, or Dual Processing Theory as a poster at the recent Vice-Phec conference (The full peer-reviewed paper is available from Physical Review, Physics Education Research (open access)) and Tom Husband (@rhymingchemist) has written a lovely summary of this work.

The poster invited participants to take a short online quiz, known as the…

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