The difference between a proven fact and a personal belief might seem obvious. But when trying to articulate this difference, it turns out that many people are in stark disagreement. That is because the concept of “fact” is, in fact, very fuzzy, said Mitchell Rabinowitz, Ph.D., during the fifth annual Subway Summit on Cognition and Education Research, which was held on Jan. 27 at the Lincoln Center campus.
Rabinowitz, the chair of the psychological and educational services division in the Graduate School of Education (GSE) and associate director of GSE’s Center for Learning in Unsupervised Environments (CLUE), was among presenters from five area graduate schools of education at the daylong event.
Sponsored by CLUE, the conference gathered students, faculty members, and administrators from Fordham, Columbia, New York University, the City University of New York’s Graduate Center, and Rutgers to discuss their latest research in cognitive psychology/science and education.
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