Ashle has served as EI’s Operations Manager since 2016 and has worked in the non-profit sector both in the US and UK for 10 years, in addition to her past roles as research assistant for the University of Oxford and Queen’s University Belfast. She holds an MA in Cognition and Culture and an MA in nonprofit management, with an emphasis on cultural institutions.
Cognitive Hurdles to Teaching Evolution
In another post, I describe research by Deborah Kelemen showing that even young children could grasp counterintuitive evolutionary concepts—a finding that suggests that evolution should be taught long before high school. Kelemen’s…Read More
The Benefits of Teaching Evolution in Early Childhood
Science frequently challenges our intuitive understanding of the world. Even as an adult, I am constantly confronted with new scientific advancements and discoveries that don’t always line up with my…Read More