Evolutionary Educational Psychology: A Summary | Adam

I’ve recently been looking into scientific misconceptions and by what processes they are acquired (e.g. “heavy things fall faster than light things”). I came across Nick Rose’s excellent blog on the topic which I highly recommend. He references Geary’s theory of Educational Evolutionary Psychology, which I was already familiar from David Didau’s blogs on the topic as well as the chapter in Didau & Rose’s book on the topic.

Anyway, I decided to read some of the original work by David Geary as well as an short commentary by John Sweller (links below). I’ve really only dipped my toes into…

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