Music Monday: It Was on the Tip of My Tongue for a Week

Somehow, I got the opening piano notes to a song stuck in my head last week, and I just could not think of what song they went with: I tried humming the opening into Siri, but to no avail. I scrolled through my playlist, it wasn't any of those songs. I mentally went through some … Continue reading Music Monday: It Was on the Tip of My Tongue for a Week

Music Monday: Can You Name That Tune? Most Likely Not

  It's known as the "curse of knowledge", a¬†cognitive bias that occurs when an individual, communicating with other individuals, unknowingly assumes that the others have the background to understand.¬†For example, in a classroom setting, teachers have difficulty teaching novices because they cannot put themselves in the position of the student. As a teacher, I have … Continue reading Music Monday: Can You Name That Tune? Most Likely Not