Are Piccolo’s Training Methods Scientifically Sound?

This feature article on the official site examines the Piccolo – Gohan, Master-Student relationship, examined through an expert in the field of developmental psychology. This is pretty fascinating to me as I am also in the field of education and the four steps of cognitive apprenticeship they provide for Gohan’s development in the saiyan arc is an interesting analysis of their growth together in the story. Later Gohan follows the same principles in the Cell arc as he trains with Goku to reach the SSJ2 level and eventually defeats Cell. Story wise, it would have made sense for Goku to stay dead here and the story transition to Gohan like many thought would happen, but that was not meant to be. Everyone’s question now is will Gohan and Piccolo for that matter achieve any new powers in Super going forward.

For now you can check out the article here ->