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Choose to be Curious #89: In Praise of Distraction, with Tyson Lewis

Choose to be Curious #89: In Praise of Distraction, with Tyson Lewis

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This show was 48th in the global interview chart.

What if curiosity and learning are best fostered not with focusing our attention, but by distracting it? “There should be room in education for daydreaming, flights of fantasy, and intellectual wandering…” declares Tyson Lewis. A conversation in praise of the wonder-fullness that is distraction!

This is the fourth in a monthly series of interviews with the contributing authors to the forthcoming anthology Curiosity Studies: A New Ecology of Knowledge. Stay tuned for the whole series!

Theme and other music by Sean Balick; "Our Own Melody" by the Piano Moves, from Blue Dot Sessions. 

Join us next time when Ronald Young Jr. joins me to explore curiosity in storytelling - it's a curious tale.

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