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October 3, 2016

 

Research has shown that things such as study habits, test anxiety, and class attendance are more predictive of doing well in school than grit.

More Than Grit

A West Point study's claim that cadets with more grit were 99% more likely to complete training turns out to have been based on an error in the data.

October 7, 2014

 

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How Similar Are Humans and Chimps?

The same brain hormone affects feelings and behaviors in both chimps and humans, causing humans and chimps to share a variety of traits.

March 24, 2005

 

Things That Go Bump on Your Head

Try running your fingers along your scalp. You’ll find bumps and ridges and planes. The human skull is anything but round! Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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