Pragma Synesi – interesting bits

Compendium of interesting bits I come across, with an occasional IMHO

Time, money and cheating

Interesting experiment shows that being primed with time-related concepts will reduce cheating. From The Economist, Oct 5th 2013:

Time is not money

Thinking about it makes you a better person, not a worse one

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May 18, 2014 Posted by | behaviour, psychology | , , , | Leave a comment

Good teachers worth their weight in gold

Everyone knows what a difference a good teacher can make; this article shows that some of this difference can be measured by the increased income of the student.  From The Economist, Oct 12th 2013 :

Knowledge for earnings’ sake

Good teachers have a surprisingly big impact on their pupils’ future income

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May 18, 2014 Posted by | education, learning | , , | Leave a comment