Testing, Testing

Testing, Testing

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The Illusory Theory of Multiple Intelligences

Gardner's theory of Multiple Intelligences has never been validated

What Is Knowledge? A Brief Primer

A basic review of how philosophers approach knowledge.

How to Stay Cool Under Pressure

How to keep cool under pressure: Handling anger, nervousness, fear & indecision

Synesthesia: The Handbook

The Oxford Handbook of Synesthesia arrives in midst of synesthesia's renaissance

Betty, Briefs, and Buying

Sexual images don't make women buy. What does?

Language, Measures, and the US Handicap in Math

Does Asian math superiority derive partly from a difference in number names?

Advice to a Student: How to Do Better Next Term

What—in particular—did you want from your classes that you didn’t "get"?

Understanding What Motivates Your Triggers

Conscious recovery and sustainable sobriety

I Failed the Happiness Test

How to release the 'Happiness' fetish.

How Happy Is Your Marriage? Or Is That a Wrong Question?

What to look for in a relationship quiz. Which quizzes to try, which to avoid.

A National Medal of Science pedigree

Neuroscientist Mortimer Mishkin's work was vital to the top/bottom theory.

Test Your Practical Emotional Intelligence

Test your practical knowledge of emotions in action

Get Testy for Better Memory

Tests have hidden and surprising memory benefits for young and old.

Fine Motor Skills and Academic Achievement

Fine motor skills provide a surprising pathway to school readiness.

No Child Left Unmedicated

The correlation between education policy and ADHD diagnosis

Achievement vs Accomplishment

The accomplished student is a successful student.

Why Am I Still Single? A Quiz

Would more flirting help? And what more can I do?

Knowing What You Know. How It Matters

Self-knowledge can make you more competent—even a better person.

What You Don't Know about This Personality Test Can Hurt You

Beware the limitations of this commonly used personality test