04
Nov 09

How IQ and Intelligence Differ

Interesting how a high IQ doesn’t mean you’re more intelligent.

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20427321.000-clever-fools-why-a-high-iq-doesnt-mean-youre-smart.html?DCMP=OTC-rss&nsref=online-news

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26
Oct 09

Teach by Ensuring Mistakes

Here’s a good article about how mistakes help teach people to learn. I like to post articles that can help my sister teach! Wonder if she reads this?

http://holykaw.alltop.com/kids-learn-better-by-trying-and-failing

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15
Oct 09

Rewards Don’t Pay Off

I am absolutely fascinated by human behavior and what makes us tick. Everyone is so different, yet there are aspects of us that can be very much the same. This is a great article about how rewards systems pretty much kill motivation…

http://www.spring.org.uk/2009/10/how-rewards-can-backfire-and-reduce-motivation.php

If it gets long winded, skip to the last section after reading the beginning. Enjoy.

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