Who succeeds will depend not on intentions alone.
Two researchers set out to find out why some people might be better at achieving goals than others. The answer, they found, could lie in implicit beliefs.
Some people are more prone to become glued to their phones than others.
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Are you moody? Prone to distraction? Cellphones may act as a high-tech pacifier.
Who is more at risk of assault on campus?
In 2015, an unconscious woman was raped near a dumpster on Stanford University campus. Such assaults are not uncommon. But who is most at risk?
Why do we forget our dishonest actions?
We come across dishonest acts in our day-to-day lives. Perhaps we commit them as well. But, guess what? Most of us care so much about being moral that we tend to forget our unethical behavior.
What’s the evidence on a gap year?
Many students are in the process of deciding whether to take a gap year -- a year between high school and starting college. What does evidence tell us about taking a gap year?
Using medicines to stay awake?
College students who take stimulants such as Adderall to get an academic edge might be setting themselves up unknowingly to a vicious cycle of substance abuse and addiction.
Who is more sensitive to email errors?
Writing errors often appear in text messages, emails and other types of informal electronic communication. These errors matter when a short email is the only basis for judgment.
Students are encouraged to cheat when they see people getting rewarded for dishonest acts in society.
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Surveys show that 95% of high school students and 70% of college students are involved in some form of cheating.