Author(s): Guy Claxton
'Learning to loaf' -- this books explores the ways of knowing that require more time, the ways we have unlearned or ignore, but that are crucial to our complete mental development.
After a 'double first' in natural sciences at Cambridge, Guy Claxton was awarded a doctorate at Oxford in 1974 for his work on the structure of the mind. Since then he has taught at a variety of institutions on both sides of the Altlantic including the University of London. He is currently Visiting Professor of Psychology and Education at Bristol University.