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Surgeons Discover Quirky Knee Ligament All Over Again

About 150 years ago, a prestigious surgeon in Paris found a new body part while dissecting cadavers. He described the structure as a pearly, "fibrous band" on the outside of the bones in the knee.<p>That sure sounds like a ligament. But nobody really gave it much thought. And poof! Over the next …

Getting Students to Ask Worthwhile Questions

<i>“How long does this paper have to be?”</i><p><i>“Is this for homework?”</i><p><i>“Will it have to be typed?”</i><p><i>“What dates will we have to know?”</i><p><i>“Are you grading grammar</i> …

How Digital Writing Is Making Kids Smarter

There’s plenty of hand-wringing over how technology is affecting communication, from the death of cursive (but how will students read the original …

Co-Active Coaching: Leading Through Powerful Questions

Ever left a meeting disappointed and frustrated, feeling you could have managed it much better? Do you wonder what it takes to master difficult conversations? This session will teach you the most powerful, yet underutilized, management styles required to become a successful leader. In this workshop …

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Why Can't We All Just Get Along? The Uncertain Biological Basis of Morality

Squaring recent research suggesting we're "naturally moral" with all the strife in the world<p>In 1999, Joshua Greene—then a philosophy graduate student at Princeton, now a psychology professor at Harvard—had a very fertile idea. He took a pretty well-known philosophical thought experiment and infused …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex? http://gu.com/p/3jtcn/fb Japan's under-40s appear to be losing interest in conventional relationships. Millions aren't dating, and increasing numbers can't be bothered with sex. For their government, "celibacy syndrome" is a looming national catastrophe. Many are turning to what sex and relationship counsellor Aoyama terms "Pot Noodle love" – easy or instant gratification. Photograph: Eric Rechsteiner/Panos Pictures

How to Raise Kids Who Become Great Adults | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you ask parents of any background what they want, you will overwhelmingly get this response:<p>“I want to raise great kids.”<p>Curiously, that is not …

This is a better predictor of your success than IQ or EQ

An unsettling classroom experience near the start of his second year in the Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA Program caused a personal crisis for Shirzad Chamine and led him to the work he’s doing more than a quarter century later. The 1987 class was Interpersonal Dynamics, nicknamed …

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March 2018 – Meeting the mobile money needs of the unbanked in emerging markets is a vast opportunity. To succeed, providers need a clear …

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The Humanities "Crisis"—are museums and higher education doing all they can?

by Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker<p><i>The preservation, transmission, and advancement of knowledge in the digital age are promoted by the</i> …

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Shelby Harris is a 7th grade teacher in Idaho who started using Khan Academy with her students this past February. Like many classrooms in America, …

The Way The U.S. Teaches Science Doesn’t Work

Here's how to fix it<p>In 2012, a shocking 69 percent of American high-school graduates failed to meet college-readiness benchmarks in science. And in a 2010 paper about math and science achievement, the U.S. ranked last out of the eight countries studied (including England, South Korea, and Hungary). …

Teach Kids to Daydream

Mental downtime makes people more creative and less anxious.<p>Today’s children are exhausted, and not just because one in three kids is not getting sufficient sleep. Sleep deprivation in kids (who require at least nine hours a night, depending on age) has been found to significantly decrease academic …

Creativity Is Really Just Persistence, And Science Can Prove It

We already knew that, as Woody Allen has pointed out, success is overwhelmingly about showing up. Now fresh studies help us understand why that is.<p>If we want to be super creative, we have to learn to be super dedicated. It’s a hardworking thing, as <i>War of Art</i> scribe Steven Pressfield has …