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Feeling in control may increase longevity

High sense of self-determination could make a difference in living healthier lives Do you believe in your own ability to succeed, or do you believe...

Interested in a Science Career at FDA? Web Portal Opens the...

As a physician and a scientist, I value being part of a rich, vibrant scientific community. Since coming to FDA, I’ve been gratified to...

Single-sex education unlikely to offer advantage over coed schools

Analysis questions common assumption single-sex schools improve educational environment, achievement Single-sex education does not educate girls and boys any better than coed schools, according to...

Educated black men remembered as ‘whiter’

A new study finds that instead of breaking stereotypes, intellectually successful Black individuals may be susceptible to being remembered as "Whiter" and therefore 'exceptions...

Even or odd: no easy feat for the mind

Even scientists are fond of thinking of the human brain as a computer, following sets of rules to communicate, make decisions and find a...

Kids grasp large numbers remarkably young

Children as young as 3 understand multi-digit numbers more than previously believed and may be ready for more direct math instruction when they enter...

Learning with ‘stronger peers’ yields no boost

A new study contradicts the popular theory that students perform better when surrounded by higher-achieving classmates. Michigan State University’s Scott Imberman and colleagues found that...

Minorities have a more positive outlook when it comes to higher...

For Vanessa Gonzalez-Hernandez, a junior majoring in deaf studies, receiving a college degree is not just about education alone, it is also about making...

Daily Online Testing Boosts College Performance, Cuts Achievement Gaps

More low-income students are attending college than ever before, but many of them are ill prepared for the challenges of higher learning. Now University...

Pulpit Bullies: Why Dominating Leaders Kill Teams

When Harvard Business School Associate Professor Francesca Gino invites high-powered business leaders to address her class, she often observes an interesting phenomenon. The guest...

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