Henry M Cowles
Assistant Professor of History, University of Michigan

Henry M Cowles is an assistant professor of history at the University of Michigan. He is currently finishing a book on the scientific method and starting another one on habit.

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Teaching and learning
Child’s play

The authoritative statement of scientific method derives from a surprising place — early 20th-century child psychology

Henry Cowles