Stephen Michael Kosslyn is an American psychologist, neuroscientist, expert on the science of learning, and president and CEO of Foundry College.
Stephen Kosslyn (@skosslyn), president and Chief Academic Officer at Foundry College, joins Erik to discuss:- The current challenges in traditional academia. - When the purpose of universities changed from teaching to research.- What he’s working on at Foundry and how it’s differentiated from others in the space.- His requests for startups in education.- Why a community connection is important in learning.- What outsiders don’t realize or appreciate about the dynamics in universities.- Why the cost of education has gone up so much.Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal.
Stephen Kosslyn is the President and CEO of Foundry College and one of the world’s most respected cognitive scientists with four decades of experience at Stanford and Harvard. In this episode we discuss: The implications of the coronavirus for online learning, including the limitations of Zoom lectures Why Foundry College chose the future proof skills they teach when forming their curriculum The need for lifelong learning programs and how you should be learning throughout your adult life So whether you want to understand the educational implications of the current crisis and the future-proof skills you should be learning or get insight into the current state of online education, this episode has you covered. 
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