Tag: psychology

The term at Uni is over!

After a few time-consuming exams, the Spring 2007 term at Uni is finally over! While I had a lot of fun, and enjoyed the majority of my classes, it was a rigorous semester that required a lot of me. I tried to juggle all the academics, volunteering at school, working on computers, and various other …

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Summa cum laude + Ph. D. = intelligence?

While reading this chapter in my Educational Psychology book, I found yet another example of why Robert Sternberg is not the brightest man in the world. In this section, he spent a good amount of time talking about language development and verbal competency. Then, he comes up with this stunningly obfuscating and self-referencing definition for …

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“The emotional miseducation of boys”

I’ve again started reading Kindlon & Thompson’s Raising Cain, and just within the first few pages have gotten more out of it than any previous read-through. One of the truly wonderful things about this particular book is just that; one gains new insight and recognises new things each time one reads it. Woven through its …

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