Monthly Archives: October 2014

Kinds of Stupid

From the department of unintended consequences: We show the first evidence that one of the traits capturing childhood misbehavior, discussed in psychological literature as the externalizing trait (and linked, for example, to aggression), does indeed reduce educational attainment, but also … Continue reading

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Confidence

Here’s a¬†good friend of mine on confidence: In a perfect world, ability and confidence would go hand-in-hand. Anyone who has managed people, however, knows that this is far from a universal truth. There is a whole body of literature on … Continue reading

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