Associating one’s own negative trait with a related positive characteristic can increase productivity in that area, according to a New York University study.
The truth is, there’s little even the most organized people can do to prepare themselves for having children. They can buy all the books, observe friends and relations, review their own memories of childhood. But the distance between those proxy experiences and the real thing, ultimately, can be measured in light-years. Continue reading
Paul Solman: As many NewsHour viewers and Business Desk readers know, Cornell’s Bob Frank is a great favorite of ours. I’ll spare you the usual economiums (encomia?) and links: if you’re intent on “drilling down,” just Google our names and … Continue reading
Five years after the Sept. 11 attacks, aviation security continues to evolve. Airports are using new techniques for identifying suspicious travellers, including “behavior pattern recognition.” Continue reading
The third report in a series by education correspondent John Merrow tracks one principal’s efforts to reform a troubled inner-city school in Richmond, Virginia on the state’s warning list. Continue reading