When Everything Clicks | Hidden Brain There can be a lot of psychological noise involved in teaching. But what if we replaced all that mental chit chat....with a click? This week, we explore an innovative idea about how we learn. It will take us from a dolphin exhibit in Hawaii to a top teaching hospital in New York. It's about a method to quiet the noise. The sort of clutter that can turn learning into a minefield of misery.
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When Everything Clicks

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There can be a lot of psychological noise involved in teaching. But what if we replaced all that mental chit chat....with a click? This week, we explore an innovative idea about how we learn. It will take us from a dolphin exhibit in Hawaii to a top teaching hospital in New York. It's about a method to quiet the noise. The sort of clutter that can turn learning into a minefield of misery.

A dog and a pigeon respond to a hand holding a clicker. A doctor looks on, surrounded by "noise" over her head. Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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A dog and a pigeon respond to a hand holding a clicker. A doctor looks on, surrounded by "noise" over her head.

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