Cognitive Anchoring is the thing I spoke about at MIT for the Common Cod Fiber Guild last week.

It’s a term I had to make up because no one else had tied the pieces together in regards to knitting and how it affects the mind.

I’m working up a teaser for the talk to post here so if you, your guild, or your LYS would like to have me come speak/teach, you’ll have something to point to. There’s been zero research into knitting itself but lots of research on the outskirts. And that’s where this term comes from: knitting anchors us to where we are and what we’re doing.

Without knitting in a meeting, this is what I look like:

Cognitive Anchoring

Cognitive Anchoring

And, in other news, more Chaucer has been going out to subscribers. We’ll be done with the entire prologue in a few weeks!

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