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The Illusory Theory of Multiple Intelligences

By Scott A. McGreal MSc.
Gardner's theory of Multiple Intelligences has never been validated

What Is Knowledge? A Brief Primer

By Gregg Henriques Ph.D.
A basic review of how philosophers approach knowledge.

How to Stay Cool Under Pressure

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
How to keep cool under pressure: Handling anger, nervousness, fear & indecision

Synesthesia: The Handbook

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

Betty, Briefs, and Buying

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

Language, Measures, and the US Handicap in Math

By Peter Gray Ph.D.
Does Asian math superiority derive partly from a difference in number names?

Advice to a Student: How to Do Better Next Term

By Gina Barreca Ph.D.
What—in particular—did you want from your classes that you didn’t "get"?

Understanding What Motivates Your Triggers

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
Conscious recovery and sustainable sobriety

I Failed the Happiness Test

By Pamela Cytrynbaum
How to release the 'Happiness' fetish.

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

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
What to look for in a relationship quiz. Which quizzes to try, which to avoid.

A National Medal of Science pedigree

By Stephen M. Kosslyn, Ph.D. and G. Wayne Miller
Neuroscientist Mortimer Mishkin's work was vital to the top/bottom theory.

Test Your Practical Emotional Intelligence

By Guy Winch Ph.D.
Test your practical knowledge of emotions in action

Get Testy for Better Memory

By Ashley N. D. Meyer Ph.D.
Tests have hidden and surprising memory benefits for young and old.

Fine Motor Skills and Academic Achievement

By APA Division 15
Fine motor skills provide a surprising pathway to school readiness.

Does Matrimania Really Matter? The Case of Women and Their Disinterest in Science

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Still another dark side of romance

No Child Left Unmedicated

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
The correlation between education policy and ADHD diagnosis

Achievement vs Accomplishment

By Patty O'Grady Ph.D.
The accomplished student is a successful student.

Why Am I Still Single? A Quiz

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
For all their competencies in the work world, many Millennials have not married.

Knowing What You Know. How It Matters

By William R. Klemm Ph.D.
Self-knowledge can make you more competent—even a better person.

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

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Beware the limitations of this commonly used personality test