I sent out a tweet on this one, but Clark Aldrich’s brief post on Four Intellectual Traps for Understanding Learning merits a blog post as well, IMHO. In it, Clark calls out the following as not (wholly) useful for learning:
2. Books, magazines, and movies
3. Professional (or other highly structured) sports
4. Computer games
I refer you to the post itself for more detail – and the promise of more to come.
Mission to Learn