In the first part of this series on psychophysical education, we saw that psychophysical does not refer to the interaction between mental and physical factors, nor the overall effect a practice may have on one’s general attitude and outlook…Read More
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Doctoral program to pioneer research in Psychophysical Education, a new and emerging field at Teachers College, Columbia University. Learn more about the program, the subject, and read through some frequently asked questions from the Alexander community.Read More
Imagine, if you will, a classroom full of children. These children are not 4 or 5; these children are 10 and 12, 14 and 16; and they aren’t just engaged in activities but paying attention to themselves in a way that has virtually never happened in a public school classroom. Their teacher is likewise concerned not just with what they are learning but with the quality of how they engage in their activities, because she (or he) has an awareness of the child’s whole system and appreciates that it is the true foundation for whatever the child does. This is a truly enlightened approach to education that takes into account the child’s emotional, intellectual, and psychophysical development, encouraging the fullest development of the child and not simply focusing on end-goals and accomplishments…Read More