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reviewing the pattern our minds made

Liz McCormack's picture

Click on the attachment to see a pie chart of our responses to the question:

My classmate's mind is.....

It was a challenge to make meaning out of this information! 

Give it a try if you'd like.

My classmate's mind.pdf547.45 KB


Amophrast's picture

Most of the class seemed to

Most of the class seemed to describe their minds and/or brains in terms of metaphoric objects rather than functional definitions. Is this a true measure of how we think? Or do we, in the context of this class, have acquired a tendency to describe our minds in a metaphoric manner? It would be interesting to see the results of this survey on a larger scale, and then maybe divide them into categories that we think would make a difference. For example, the brains and/or minds of humanities majors vs. the brains and/or minds of social sciences majors. Male and female? Oh wait the binary is irrelevant

I don't know what other categories there are for college students. Maybe students vs professors, or across age. That would be cool.

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