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Implications of Distributed Cognition for PER 

written by Thomas M. Foster

Cognitive Science has influenced physics education research.  However, perhaps the community has more to learn from cognitive science.  This article will introduce the "radical" notion of distributed cognition, which posits that our surroundings and tools have intelligence.  After the introduction of this notion, the article will then discuss a few implications for physics education research.

Published August 7, 2002
Last Modified March 19, 2009

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