Episode 462: Felienne on the Programmers Brain

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Felienne HermansFelienne joins host Jeff Doolittle as a guest on the show to discuss her book, The Programmers Brain. Based on her extensive research and experience as an instructor of software developers, Felienne explains the general need for coders to be able to do a variety of cognitive tasks. Although programmers’ brains are not special in comparison to others, they face unique cognitive challenges due to the specialized and thinking-intensive nature of their work. Felienne provides a general framework for thinking about how we think and offers practical examples to help programmers better leverage the power of their brains.

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