Daily Archives: September 30, 2013

Thinking/Language/Cognition–Functional Fixedness–MacGyver

For MacGyver, functional fixedness does not exist.  In this clip from the pilot episode, he de-fuses a bomb using a paperclip.  Many other episodes of this show would have awesome examples, too!

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Neuroscience–Pinky and the Brain “Brainstem” song

This clip shows a song including all of the parts of the brain.  My students like to sing this when we talk about brain parts!

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