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When ‘I Believe’ Backfires


Becoming an Expert Takes More Than Practice

New research suggests that deliberate practice may not have nearly as much influence in building expertise as we thought. The findings offer a counterpoint to the famous "10,000-hour rule." ... More>


Stand Up for Better Meetings

Many professionals have begun standing at their desks, and even in meetings, as a way to boost health. New research shows that eschewing a chair may also boost group productivity. ... More>


Heavily Decorated Classrooms Disrupt Attention and Learning In Young Children

Maps, number lines, shapes, and artwork tend to cover elementary classroom walls, but too much of a good thing may end up disrupting attention and learning in young children. ... More>


Reflections on the Failure of Ignorance to Recognize Itself

In a talk at the APS–STP Teaching Institute, Distinguished Lecturer David Dunning outlined his research into the accuracy of human judgment. ... More>