The Best Laid Plans

It’s hard to know if Robert Burns had any idea how oft-repeated would be this phrase when he wrote it, still clutching his plough in the most famous telling, after destroying the wintering home of a little mouse while turning over a field, but I would wager there are few … Read MoreThe Best Laid Plans

You Can’t Teach an Old Human New Skills

As the saying goes. But it’s wrong, of course, both the original saying and the idea that we (or dogs) lose the ability to learn at some point in our lives. This blog isn’t here to challenge the concept of neuroplasticity, of course, but it is here to advocate for … Read MoreYou Can’t Teach an Old Human New Skills