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Fin24.com | BOOK REVIEW: A tale of two mindsets

Knowing can change a belief, and changing a belief can change behaviour and a host of other things, says Ian Mann.

Book Reviews

A psychologist interviewed a bunch of murderers and learned 5 surprising things about what drives people to kill

<i>Who could do something like this? Who is truly that evil?</i><p>Forensic psychologist James Garbarino might have some answers.<p>Earlier this year, the Loyola University psychologist published a book tying these experiences together, entitled "Listening to Killers: Lessons Learned from My Twenty Years as a …

Psychology

5 Things to Know About Netflix's Making a Murderer

Everybody’s talking about Netflix’s new true crime documentary series, Making a Murderer.<p>Filmed and produced over ten years, the series examines the …

Armed Group Takes Over Federal Building Following Protest In Oregon

A small group of armed anti-federalists occupied the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Burns, Ore., on Saturday.<p>Oregon Public Broadcasting reports that the men were apparently led by Ammon Bundy. He is the son of Cliven Bundy, who was involved in a highly-publicized standoff …

The Special-Education Charade

Individualized Education Programs, or IEPs, are one of the greatest pitfalls of the country’s school system.<p>I am in hell—or its equivalent. Specifically, I am in an IEP (Individual Educational Plan) meeting for my 14-year-old daughter, a special-education student in Prince George’s County, …

Education

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …