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By Pamela B. Paresky Ph.D. on March 16, 2019 in Happiness and the Pursuit of Leadership
Have students at NYU and Sarah Lawrence lost their minds? Or is there something we're missing?
By Viorica Marian Ph.D. on March 15, 2019 in Language and Mind
Even if you don't speak two languages, it's possible to raise a bilingual child.
By George Michelsen Foy on March 15, 2019 in Shut Up and Listen!
The culture of ease at any price may be contributing to sickness and discontent.
By Lisa Aronson Fontes Ph.D. on March 15, 2019 in Invisible Chains
FGM traumatizes women psychologically, physically, and sexually. Committed Kenyans are working to change norms around FGM and promote recovery in girls, women, and communities.
By Matthias Doepke, Ph.D., and Fabrizio Zilibotti, Ph.D. on March 15, 2019 in Love, Money, and Parenting
In today’s economy, the slope of potential social decline is steep at the top.
By Terri Apter Ph.D. on March 15, 2019 in Domestic Intelligence
A new dark side of parental ambition has just been exposed that may crush a child's self-belief.
By Christopher Dwyer Ph.D. on March 15, 2019 in Thoughts on Thinking
I laughed at the report revealing that the "Momo Challenge" was a hoax—but not because children were found to be the ones being duped.
By Linda Esposito LCSW on March 14, 2019 in From Anxiety to Zen
Feeling stressed and overwhelmed about the high cost of college? Maybe it's not worth the worry, after all.
By Pamela B. Paresky Ph.D. on March 14, 2019 in Happiness and the Pursuit of Leadership
Many kids in the cheating scandal had no idea their parents were interfering with their applications. Lawnmower parenting might clear a path, but it leaves a trail of debris.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on March 14, 2019 in How To Do Life
An unconventional approach.
By Elaine Shpungin Ph.D. on March 13, 2019 in Peacemeal
Yoking our feedback to values is a more effective way to communicate and create change than telling people something is "inappropriate."
By Cami Rosso on March 13, 2019 in The Future Brain
A global research team of researchers recently demonstrated that machine learning has an unsolvable problem.
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on March 13, 2019 in Lifetime Connections
College admission was just revealed to be the top prize in an off-the-record charity raffle. What message does that send our children?
By Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D. on March 13, 2019 in The Ethical Professor
Over the years, the students in my ethics courses have had a lot of complaints. Let me address just one.
By Christina Pierpaoli Parker on March 13, 2019 in Eng(aging)
Older adults want to discuss their sexual health with providers. Often, their doctors don't.
By Judith L. Herman M.D. on March 13, 2019 in Decoding Trauma
It is incumbent on school authorities to develop measures of intervention based on an understanding of the psychosocial realities of assault.
By Stanton Peele Ph.D. on March 12, 2019 in Addiction in Society
Get yourself a diagnosis to get ahead. It’s the smart way to go.
By Alison Escalante M.D. on March 12, 2019 in Shouldstorm
Parents who spent millions to get children into top colleges sent their kids a message: You are not good enough. We don’t believe in your abilities.
By J. Richard Gentry Ph.D. on March 12, 2019 in Raising Readers, Writers, and Spellers
As reading scores and textbook funding for spelling plummet in Texas science says spelling knowledge builds the reading brain. Read about the Houston Chronicle's investigation.
By Ross E O'Hara, Ph.D. on March 11, 2019 in Nudging Ahead
Video games are more fun with obstacles. College should not be the same way. Innovative programs are eliminating the traps that lead students to a Game Over.
By Julie Linker Ph.D. on March 11, 2019 in The Resilient Child
It’s okay to admit it: Test-taking is stressful for students and parents alike. Support your child's wellbeing and give them the best chance to succeed with these steps.
By Izzy Kalman on March 11, 2019 in Resilience to Bullying
A Kentucky school district is experiencing a tragic rash of suicides by bullied kids. It's time we started asking whether they are fueled by the policies meant to stop bullying.
By Jenny Grant Rankin Ph.D. on March 10, 2019 in Much More Than Common Core
Sharing your education research or knowledge (with the world) can be fast and easy!
By Key Sun Ph.D. on March 10, 2019 in The Justice and Responsibility League
Perfectionism research suggests a portion of people set standards. However, all people use standards to regulate their activities.
By Andrew E. Budson M.D. on March 10, 2019 in Managing Your Memory
Performance on a test at the end of a course does not always correlate with long-term learning. But we found a brain marker that does.