Social Foundations of Learning

These projects are exploring how to make technologies that enhance the best of social interaction for learning while mitigating the worst.

Research Description

Only humans teach and then pay attention to whether their pupils have learned.  People evolved to learn from one another.  Social interactions are psychologically powerful, and they can lead to good and bad.  Our projects on the social foundations of learning are exploring how to make technologies that enhance the best of social interaction for learning while mitigating the worst.