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The Best Talkers May Not Be Your Best Performers

Do you believe that extroverts make better CEOs? Salespeople? Marketers?<p>If so, you have a lot of company. Most people feel that an outgoing personality is essential for leadership positions and jobs requiring great communication skills.<p>Sixty-five percent of senior managers reported that …

Personality

Stop-Motion Gundam Is Like Toy Story With Giant Mecha

For the past few years, YouTuber Rihito Ue has been creating stop-motion clips. They are great.<p>Ue juxtaposes scenes from the <i>Gundam</i> anime with …

Anime

Are Boys Better Than Girls at Math?

Colleen Ganley, assistant professor of developmental psychology, answers

Gender

Like 'Goosebumps?' Here's Another 30 Years' Worth Of Horror For Kids

In the early '90s, scarring kids for life became big business. R.L. Stine and Christopher Pike became brand name industries, minting money and traumatizing children. Stine had his <i>Fear Street</i> and <i>Goosebumps</i> series, while Pike turned out a seemingly endless line of young adult novels about teenagers …

Horror

Cultivating Honesty and Integrity at the Middle Level

<b>By Debbie Silver</b><p><i>It is an attentive teacher, carefully crafted assessments, and high-quality relationships that keep students honest. – Dr. Paul</i> …

Teaching

How to turn casual team conversation into productive, creative brainstorms

Mondays are prime time for casually catching up with colleagues, whether you’re chatting about an inspiring new museum show you hit over the weekend, sharing highlights from a recent TED Talk, or discussing a great idea you had for your latest group project. But conversation isn’t just a friendly …

Creativity

Teaching kids philosophy makes them smarter in math and English

Schools face relentless pressure to up their offerings in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and math. Few are making the case for philosophy.<p>Maybe they should.<p>Nine- and 10-year-old children in England who participated in a philosophy class once a week over the course of a year …

Education

What you read matters more than you might think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers found that reading content and frequency may exert more significant impacts on students’ writing …

31 Quotes from Great Leaders to Make Employees Happier at Work

How do you facilitate movement in the needed direction - and have people feel good about it?<p>"Leadership is the ability to facilitate movement in the needed direction and have people feel good about it," writes three-time <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author, Tom Smith. Leaders often focus their energy …

General Electric

New Study Finds A Growth Mindset Intervention Effective When It Highlights Impact On Brain

I’ve shared different variations of lessons I do helping students see the physical impact learning can have on the brain, and you can find them all …

Research

The psychology behind why you always pick the same seat

Ever noticed that you’re stuck in your ways when it comes to seating preferences? Do you always sit in the same chair when you enter a conference room, select the same bike each time you take a spin class, or choose the same side of the plane when pre-selecting a seat?<p>It’s not just you: It’s …

Psychology

11 New Science Fiction Books To Read If You've Never Tried Sci-Fi Before

So! You've heard a lot about this so-called "science fiction" genre and you're interested in checking it out. Or you're tired of your usual genres, …

Science Fiction

The Very Best Office Design, According to 42,764 Workers

Somebody finally bothered to ask the office workers themselves what THEY think will make them happier and more productive.<p>A recent Harvard study revealed that open plan offices stifle rather than encourage face-to-face collaboration. That finding, combined with numerous scientific studies, now …

Work from Home

Psychologists recommend children be bored in the summer

Do you entertain your kids with chess camp, art school, cooking classes, or tennis lessons during the unstructured summer months? Or perhaps all of them?<p>There are activities and summer camps galore to fill children’s time and supply much needed childcare when kids are out of school. But …

Kids

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

Critical Thinking

Judge rules that Judaism is not a race but Jewish people can be targeted for racism. Here's why that matters.

Judaism is not a race. But Jewish people can be targeted for racism.<p>That may seem like a contradiction. But a recent ruling by U.S. Magistrate Mark Hornsby of Louisiana updated anti-discrimination laws in the state. In doing so, Hornsby has potentially helped to clarify the distinction between race …

Rights & Freedoms

Lego Batman, Superman, and Emmet Star in the Best Airplane Safety Video You've Ever Seen

In the escalating arms race that is entertaining airline safety videos, Turkish Airlines has just dropped the equivalent of the atomic bomb on its …

Lego

This Children's Book Is Messed Up: The Story Of Babar

The Babar I remember from childhood was a jolly elephant who goes on adventures. Somehow that’s all I took with me into adulthood from early readings …

Parenting

Why project managers should use brainstorming as a data gathering and idea generation technique

Brainstorming offers significant benefits for companies. Here are a few.<p>There are multiple data gathering and idea generation techniques that …

Project Management

Clever study shows how two minds interact to create the spooky sense that an Ouija board is moving by itself

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettPsychologists have proposed an explanation for why Ouija board users feel as though a spirit is moving the planchette (an ornate …

Paranormal

Standardized Testing Is Not A Fair, Sensible System For Evaluating Teachers

Policy hounds have been searching for a tool to accurately and fairly evaluate K-12 teachers for years, and to date, they have been largely unsuccessful. That has left us stalled in versions of the following conversations:<p>Policy leaders: We are going to evaluate teachers by flipping this magical …

Pedagogy

Two Researchers Challenged a Scientific Study About Violent Video Games—and Took a Hit for Being Right

How two researchers paid a price for challenging a retracted study about violent video games.<p><i>This story is a product of a collaboration between Motherboard and Retraction Watch.</i><p>In 2012, a prominent voice in the debate over the potential dangers of shooter games published a study titled “Boom, …

Osu

96 Year Old Holocaust Survivor Makes Sure Her Message Is Heard As a Badass Death Metal Singer

<i>“Don’t destroy what you can’t replace” – Inge Ginsberg</i><p>In a wonderfully inspiring New York Times Op-Doc, filmmaker Leah Galant introduces the public …

Death Metal

8 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. However, after reading the books on this list and …

Books

Why High School Students Deserve Extended Challenges

Most schools value compliance and routines–worksheet assignments, small blocks of content, and a predictable daily schedule.<p>Most young people are going to lead lives full of uncertainty and complexity in a freelance economy buffeted by exponential technology and colliding systems.<p>To contribute now …

Pedagogy

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Your Organization's Ability To Lead Change

The week before last, I posted an article titled “9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization.” It has been so wildly popular that I decided to write a follow-on piece related to leading organizational transformation – a topic relevant to every company …

20th Century

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

Teen Study Illuminates the Link Between Social Media Use and ADHD

This isn't good.<p>Whether it’s to fight FOMO or play Fortnite, teens are tethered to their phones. Smartphone addiction has become so bad that even …

Mental Health