Different Ways of Knowing

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 “Words have colors, emotions, numbers, shapes, and personalities.” Daniel Tammet welcomes viewers to his world with a 10-minutes video that illustrates how he, as an autistic savant, perceives the world. Class members are then asked to consider the influences that shape their perception of the world.

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Pros

  • Viewers are challenged to consider that there is more than one way of perceiving and knowing
  • A great question, especially for psychology and sociology classes
Cons

  • None