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I recently renamed my site. It has, for me, two meanings:

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My Academic Heros (in no particular order)

“There is nothing so practical as a good theory.” Kurt Lewin Summary: Father of modern social psychology. “Freud the clinician and Lewin the experimentalist–these are the two men whose names will stand out before all others in the history of our psychological era. For it is their contrasting but complementary insights which first made […]

Social-Psychological Interventions in Education: They’re Not Magic

“Social-psychological interventions complement—and do not replace—traditional educational reforms. They do not teach students academic content or skills, restructure schools, or improve teacher training. Instead, they allow students to take better advantage of learning opportunities that are present in schools and tap into existing recursive processes to generate long-lasting effects.” (Walton & Yeager, 2011, p. […]

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