Why Floundering Is Good: Trying to figure something out on your own before getting help actually produces better results than having guidance from the beginning

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Call it the “learning paradox”: the more you struggle and even fail while you’re trying to master new information, the better you’re likely to recall and apply that information later.

Read more: http://ideas.time.com/2012/04/25/why-floundering-is-good/#ixzz1tBjaXaGt

By Annie Murphy Paul | @anniemurphypaul | April 25, 2012

for Time