Stories from Siclicon Valley and advice on raising kids
Changing the chance of success doesn’t alter the men’s behaviour much, but women are extremely responsive to the likelihood of success.
There are palm trees and pool aerobics, searching singles and satiny sands. But a week at Club Med is not what you would expect.
If I could use subtitles on this blog, this one would read: Why the most famous study of child-distraction is itself a huge distraction.
Kids lie early, often, and for all sorts of reasons—to avoid punishment, to bond with friends, to gain a sense of control. But now there’s a singular theory for one way this habit develops: They are just copying their parents.
I have a gift. I didn’t make people go weird around money.
For the first time, research shows that American creativity is declining. What went wrong — and how we can fix it.
"Shiny shoes have to be continually reshined. Why would I buy a pair of shoes that have to be continuously reshined when I could buy a pair - for no more money - that don’t have to be reshined?”
Overstimulated, overscheduled kids are getting at least an hour’s less sleep than they need, a deficiency that, new research reveals, has the power to set their cognitive abilities back years.
A growing body of research suggests that labeling kids “smart” does not prevent them from underperforming. Instead, it might actually be holding them back.