Posts Tagged ‘isolation’

CM 084: Mitch Prinstein on How Popularity Shapes Our Lives

Why are high-school memories of popularity so strong? Because they still shape our lives today. Mitch Prinstein, author of the book, Popular: The Power of Likability in a Status-obsessed World and Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, explains how teen popularity impacts adult happiness, our health, and our relationships.…

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Why Does Classroom Teaching Stay the Same?

No one sees it. That’s why classroom teaching today looks like it has for centuries. Ask teachers how often they get feedback on their teaching – on actual classroom interactions with students – and you’ll probably hear, “only when I’m on an evaluation cycle.” Ask tenured teachers, and you may hear, “never.” There’s a greater…

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