Could Donald Trump Make Us More Informed?

Donald Trump, the stock market, and being irrational. Behavioral economics tells us that having "The Donald" in the race could actually make us more informed.

Are You a Giver or a Taker?

Think you are a Giver? There's something to watch out for that could turn you into a Taker.

How the Things You Say Pave the Road to Character

How does what we say pave the road to character? David Brooks has some words of wisdom.

What Makes an Extraordinary Teacher?

What makes someone an extraordinary teacher? Teachers teach, but they also befriend, mentor, guide, and care. Being an extraordinary teacher is about more than being a skilled technician. My personal experience with an exceptional teacher illuminates some of what makes a teacher extraordinary.

What Is The Best Commencement Speech of All Time?

Whether graduating or not, we love commencement speeches. Maybe that's because they say something we need to hear.

Can You Spot a Know-it-All?

The feeling of knowing is an essential brain sensation without which we might not strive to learn. And yet, the feeling of being right isn't necessarily connected to being correct.