A star athlete at the college where I work recently stopped by my office. After committing a few unforced errors during a weekend match, she was — several days later — riven by self-criticism and distracted on the field.More
In a study of 245 Stanford physicians, researchers found that a better diet is associated with reduced side effects of sleep deprivation.
Nutrition scientist Maryam Hamidi, PhD, conducted research recently which required her to repeatedly stay awake from 8 a.m. until 5 a.m. the next day.
Entering high school can be an exciting experience, but for some teenagers it can also be scary, intimidating and confusing.
According to one study, approximately half of all high school students feel a great deal of stress on a daily basis. As author and film producer Vicki Abeles writes, there’s a “nationwide epidemic of school-related stress.”More
We live in a world where test results and scores matter … a lot.
Even though most of us acknowledge the limits of testing and challenge using it exclusively for grading, it’s still a practice that is ingrained in our education system. Schools are ranked based on their test scores, often putting communities in stiff competition with one another and further widening the achievement gap.More