How the wrong kind of praise could HARM your children: It's better to applaud efforts than tell them 'you're great', study reveals
A second researcher then enters and puts the scissors in his pocket. When the first person returns, researchers ask the child: 'Where do you think the first person will look for the scissors.' The task evaluates whether children have developed a theory of ...
Miseducation by the creationists
Over and over again, the creationist says some stock phrase and then pauses, waiting for his kids to fill in the missing word. This is simply demanding rote learning. Similarly, he leads the kids in asking a good question — “how do you know?”
Palestine: The Culture of Power vs. the Power of Culture
Palfest seems incredibly racist if Pal(s) is racist. how does that work? do you consider Pals to be a racist term? btw - note the web address and on the site it's called PALFEST 2009 DailyKos has truly sunk to new lows. Where is Jethro Bodean* when you ...
Hopefully, literally, begs the question: the three most annoying misuses in English
So what do you think you are ... seeing the new meaning as an intensifier, a word that puts emphasis on what they are saying. In this way, literally can mean “actually; without exaggeration or inaccuracy”. If you think this admission of a new meaning ...
Gingrich argues God must exist because people aren’t rhinos
“I don’t know that the two you just cited are Christian social issues,” Gingrich replied. “I think Orthodox Jews probably have as profound a belief as Christians do on both those issues.” “I don’t regard that as imposing a particular branch ...