Does magical thinking define humans? Vitamin C and Trump’s zealots.

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” George Bernard Shaw My incredulity of the absolute devotion of Trump’s supporters and my inability to understand it continues to haunt me. I’ve wondered if their unwavering allegiance is attributable to the differences in neurophysiology or maybe it’s Trump’s adroit ability to manipulate them by … More Does magical thinking define humans? Vitamin C and Trump’s zealots.

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Return to Lake Wobegon, where every student receives an “A”

It’s been 10 years, almost to the day, since my original post on grade inflation, [1] so I thought it was time for an update. However, as I was looking into new data, I realized that grade inflation is just one part of a much bigger challenge facing society – not preparing our children for … More Return to Lake Wobegon, where every student receives an “A”