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6-Year-Old Girls Already Have Gendered Beliefs About Intelligence

They’re more likely to avoid games meant for “really, really smart” children.<p>“There are lots of people at the place where I work, but there is one person who is really special. This person is really, really smart,” said Lin Bian. “This person figures out how to do things quickly and comes up with …

America’s white working class is nothing like the stereotypes we’ve been told. Trust me, I’m part of it

The 2016 election saw the creation of many different narratives, including the idea that the white working class is some sort of mythical, salt-of-the-earth, oppressed group that hails mostly from the countryside and believes America has left it behind. Factually inaccurate and personally …

Demographics

Here Are The Books On President Obama's Summer Reading List

More like Reader of the Free World.

Books

June 2015

Diversity

The Cult of Work You Never Meant to Join

Are our most valuable qualities being exploited at work? How our strengths get twisted into forming bad habits that — if we don’t change fast —<b> just</b> …

Classroom practice - Effortless learning is a dangerous illusion

Mary Pat Wenderoth stops herself mid-lesson and asks her class a question about the day's work. The students turn to their notes but she stops them. …

Pedagogy

Bill Clinton Cashed In When Hillary Became Secretary of State

After his wife became Secretary of State, former President Bill Clinton began to collect speaking fees that often doubled or tripled what he had been …

Hillary Clinton splits with Obama on foreign policy

<b>(CNN) -</b> Hillary Clinton, President Barack Obama's first secretary of state, dramatically distanced herself from the President's approach to foreign policy in an interview published Sunday.<p>"Great nations need organizing principles, and ‘Don’t do stupid stuff’ is not an organizing principle," Clinton …

Humanizing big data: The everyday impact of crowd science

In my recent VentureBeat post, I explored the emerging field of crowd science, how this sub-niche of data science is at the intersection of analytics and psychology, and how we apply it to our customers’ innovation processes at Mindjet. Since then, I’ve stumbled upon numerous articles and news …

Change This iPhone Setting To Stop Closed Apps From Tracking Your Location

Foursquare users who play hooky from work to go see a movie may not “check in” for fear of colleagues seeing their whereabouts, but the app still knows they’re there. Last week, the Wall Street Journal confirmed an earlier report that Foursquare “tracks your every movement, even when the app is …

A Handful of Scientific Facts About Lefties

Today is International Left-Handers Day. On the one hand, let’s celebrate the 10 percent or so of the population that favor their left hands for …