Can You Teach An Old Dog New Tricks, After All?
Developmental psychologists have long supported the old adage that “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” but have they been mistaken? We’ll talk with a Gary Marcus (above), a psychology expert whose dreams of becoming a rock star at the age of 40 revealed some surprises about how the mind learns.
Gary Marcus, author of Guitar Zero: The New Musician and the Science of Learning and Professor of psychology at NYU
Dr. Susan Parks-Cohen, a neuropsychologist at McLean Hospital
Get information about Gary Marcus' appearance tonight at Harvard Book Store
Read Gary Marcus' Wall Street Journal piece about his quest to learn the guitar