#1399: "Did Self-Directed Learning Break Up The Beatles?

Jul 13, 2017

Dr. David Kopp says the differences in John Lennon and Paul McCartney's self-direction may have sped up the break-up of the Beatles.
Credit Barry University

You’ve seen them, those students or colleagues who are always taking the bull by the horns and plowing through projects and assignments on their own. In academia, these are called self-directed learners. Now, a professor has used the concept of self-directed learning to analyze one of the greatest relationships in music history.

Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, did self-directed learning break up the Beatles?

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