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Professor and Chair Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences DIBS Faculty, Member, DIBS Chairs & Directors Advisory Council
By Tara Parker-Pope The New York Times
From the dawn of institutionalized schooling until now there have always been reformers, who want to modify the way schooling is done. For the most part, such reformers can be scaled along what might be called a liberal-conservative, or progressive-traditionalist, continuum.
Oct. 22, 2011 — IQ, the standard measure of intelligence, can increase or fall significantly during our teenage years, according to research funded by the Wellcome Trust, and these changes are associated with changes to the structure of our brains.
President Barack Obama may have urged Americans to celebrate science fair winners as if they were Super Bowl champions during his 2011 State of the Union address, but American students still struggle with science.