Professional Development

I’ve been feeling stuck in abstraction, too removed from what often feels like “real” work—partly just from being in grad school, partly from the incredibleRead More

AERA 2018

Long but exciting week at the AERA conference in NYC. I’ve had a cold for the last several weeks so I didn’t see as muchRead More

Reliable Circumstances

Last week the University of Rochester announced a very interesting update to the famous “Marshmallow Study”. In the original study, children were put in aRead More

Mastering Self-Control

Went to see Roy Baumeister and John Tierney give a brief talk about willpower (based on their book “Willpower”) at Town Hall last night. ItRead More

ADD research

After hearing Dr. Gabor Maté interviewed on NPR recently, I immediately picked up his book “Scattered“, which has quickly become one of my favorite booksRead More