The Stanford Marshmallow Test
The Huffington Post: I’ve spent my entire life on education, and several years ago while writing a chapter on education for my SIMPLE SOLUTIONS for Humanity, I stumbled across Walter Mischel’s “Stanford Marshmallow Test” of
Should children learn a second language?
The Los Angeles Times: Does being bilingual help children learn to prioritize information, provide a defense against some effects of Alzheimer’s or just provide a great workout for the brain? All of the above, according
2 languages make your brain buff
CNN: If you had any doubts about exposing your child – or yourself – to a foreign language, there’s more evidence than ever that being bilingual has enormous benefits for your brain. Scientists presented their
Being bilingual may delay Alzheimer’s and boost brain power
The Guardian: Learning a second language and speaking it regularly can improve your cognitive skills and delay the onset of dementia, according to researchers who compared bilingual individuals with people who spoke only one language.
For Kids, Self-Control Factors Into Future Success
NPR: Self-control keeps us from eating a whole bag of chips or from running up the credit card. A new study says that self-control makes the difference between getting a good job or going to
Offering a Careers Course in Psychology Opportunities and Challenges
How many times has a student said to you… o I just declared Psychology as my major. What can I do with it? o How do I get into grad school? o Is a school