21/12/13

In 2007, researchers surveyed 180 teachers to understand if they held stereotypes about their students. The most commonly held opinion was that Asian students were significantly more industrious, intelligent, and gentle. This might seem like a good thing, but treating this stereotype as reality can cause a surprising amount of harm.

 

 

 

 

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21/12/05

No one remembers when you’re right, but no one forgets when you’re wrong. Your local weather person knows that saying all too well. But while they take a lot of the heat (get it?), how much of it is actually justified? In this episode, Mona Chalabi looks at weather forecasting data to see how accurate these predictions really are, and gives us tips for when we should–and shouldn’t–trust the forecast.

 

 

 

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21/11/26

Glasses were originally created to overcome physical obstacles, but design evangelist Debbie Millman shares how they turned into a fashion statement.

 

 

 

 

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21/11/18

We negotiate all the time at work — for raises, promotions, time off — and we usually go into it like it’s a battle. But it’s not about dominating, says organizational psychologist Ruchi Sinha. It’s about understanding your needs and the other person’s. Her three key steps will help you master this essential skill.

 

 

 

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21/11/10

Inc.’s first-ever Best Benefits Awards honor companies that went above and beyond to build a more supportive culture.

 

 

 

 

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