Many high school graduates who have every intention of going on to college end up… just not showing up. Experiments show there are simple interventions that can help jstor.info/y3SO30liPhi #SuggestedReadings
I mean now, and perhaps belatedly, to offer some data by which that conclusion might be tested, and (typically, for a teacher of literature) to offer a list of "suggested readings." The first is an an...
Suggested Readings on Race and Racism in the European Middle Ages: Akbari, Suzanne Conklin. Idols in the East: European Representations of Islam and the Orient, 1100-1450.Ithaca: Cornell University Pr...
Americans today have fewer confidants than we did thirty years ago, and that’s not good for our health. The good news is, there are ways to build stronger friendships, if we’re willing to devote some time and energy to the task. jstor.info/jdGC30liP1b #SuggestedReadings
Some suggested readings on Fed: FOMC Remains on Hold, But More Rate Hikes Clearly on the Way FOMC Recap: Powell’s Snoozer Leaves Traders Looking ahead to BOE and NFP FOMC Takes a Summer Vacation from ...
What “big five” personality trait is most associated with a good sex life? Extraversion or openness to experience might sound like good candidates, but a new study finds the answer is… conscientiousness. #SuggestedReadings jstor.info/qFHd30lcpJ4
Pussy Riot’s imprisonment for being critical of their country’s leader has thrown pretty much the whole history of rock’n’roll “rebellion” into a new light. Suddenly all the supposedly citadel-stormin...
DECATUR — Before leaving on a field trip to Springfield on Thursday to see the Old State Capitol, 12-year-old Mykal Grolla of Decatur said he’s looking forward to a “pretty awesome” summer with Camp S...
American exceptionalism and world leadership have been articles of faith in this country for generations. But Millennials look at these things a lot differently than their elders do. #SuggestedReadings jstor.info/qFHd30lcpJ4
The combination of a tick bite and a hamburger lunch can set off a massive immune-system reaction. Meat allergies are a weird exception to many of the rules of food allergies. #SuggestedReadings jstor.info/43xJ30lcpsW
Feeling sad, or hungry, or angry? Maybe you’re just hormonal. A doctor looks at how we’ve understood hormones, and medical interventions to help them work better, over the past century. #SuggestedReadings jstor.info/QsmO30l60By
What does history look like from the perspective of a circus elephant or a colony of bedbugs? Diving deep into newspaper archives and DNA data helps us understand more dimensions of the past. jstor.info/BAyY30kZCdK #SuggestedReadings
How can the virtual assistants on our phones learn to respond to our emotions? And how does it change the way we think about emotion when we’re communicating with, and through, machines? jstor.info/hfEP30kZAan #SuggestedReadings
Why have U.S. suicide rates risen, while more people have begun seeking help for depression and anxiety? It may come down to existential crises driven by the loss of meaningful cultural institutions. #SuggestedReadings @atlasobscura jstor.info/Fh8P30kG4L2
Why is an ice cream restaurant called a parlor? It’s all about the controversial movement of women into public spaces in the mid-nineteenth century. #SuggestedReadings @atlasobscura jstor.info/Fh8P30kG4L2
What can you do when an embarrassing memory from years ago pops up and ruins your day? The key may be accepting that, yes, it really was that bad, and also that it’s a part of the human condition. #SuggestedReadings jstor.info/HIUJ30ksFNh
For centuries, Europeans and Americans saw fairies as terrifying malignant power. Most upsetting of all were the changeling children they might swap with human babies.#SuggestedReadings jstor.info/HIUJ30ksFNh
More than seven hundred children have been separated from their parents at the U.S. border. What does that do to the psychological lives of these families? Plus other important stories of the week. #SuggestedReadings jstor.info/9WWu30ksFwG