Further Adventures of the Crockus

It’s not clear whether he’s still promoting “the crockus,” the part of the brain “recently named after Dr Alfred Crockus,” but scholarly scorn seems not to have squelched Dan Hodgins’s lecturing career (also here) (found out via the vigilant Stephen Downes).
I’m not sure there’s a “moral” to this story, but it does seem that presenting large audiences with false reports of neuroscientific research, even when exposed and mocked around the world, doesn’t prevent someone’s continuing career as an adviser to schools systems. This may, in itself, explain a lot about the condition of US schools; inadequately funded as they may be, money can’t buy the common sense to not ask for guidance from misleading lecturers.

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