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readings in psychology for 31 january 2013 @PsychScience

Here is what I am reading today: students in need of vocabulary lessons “Vocabulary instruction in the early years is not challenging enough to prepare students for long-term reading comprehension, argues a study led by a Michigan State University education […]

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readings in psychology for june 8th 2011

Here is what I am reading today: when daughters blog: Kristin’s first blog “Here’s some of the interesting stuff I’m following in today’s science and tech news (follow the hotlinks for the full stories) – Space, the final frontier…for cucumbers? […]

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Readings in psychology for november 23rd 2010

Here are a few stories for today: chubby? You probably don’t know it! “A startling number of overweight and normal weight women of reproductive age inaccurately perceive their body weight, affecting their weight-related behaviors and making many vulnerable to cardiovascular […]

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readings in psychology for november 22nd 2010

Here are a few readings for today: the ‘nerd penalty’‘ “”The negative social consequences of getting good grades were particularly pronounced for black and Native American students in high-achieving schools with small proportions of students similar to themselves,” said University […]

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Birthday Time at the Freberg House

Our oldest two daughters, Kristin and Karen, both have birthdays at the end of September, 3 years and a day apart. With my c-sections, I was asked if we wanted Karen to be born on Kristin’s birthday. Hmmm. Birthdays were […]

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