Wednesday, January 25, 2012
The Curiosity Cycle: Preparing for the Technological Explosion
In The Curiosity Cycle: Preparing Your Child for the Ongoing Technological Explosion, colleague and author Jonathan Mugan explores the curious nature of children, the changing times, and how we can help them use that curiosity to their advantage in the ever changing technological landscape.
You can view a preview of Jonathan's book here, or purchase at Amazon. The book is an excellent read for parents and educators alike.
About the Author: Jonathan Mugan is a research scientist focusing on machine learning. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin. His thesis was centered in developmental robotics, which is an area of research that seeks to understand how robots can learn about the world in the same way that human children do. He received his B.A. in Psychology from Texas A&M University.