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Executive function not a panacea for education ills

Despite the promise and the hype, there isn’t solid evidence that improving executive function leads to better grades. By Amy Crawford

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First impressions really do matter

We’re misunderstood even by the people closest to us, according to a social psychologist at Columbia Business School.

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A new study finds that college students who reported that they resembled their fathers also reported having a closer relationship with him.