• MOTIVATION
    Robin Hood effects’ on motivation in math

    Source: Universitaet Tübingen Summary:Students from families with little interest in math benefit more from a school intervention program that aims at increasing math motivation than do students whose parents regard math as important. A study indicates the intervention program has a “Robin Hood effect” which reduces the “motivational gap” between students from different family backgrounds […]

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    The aspect effects of community consequences

    I first heard about network outcomes from Venky Harinarayan in 2002. i was in my early 20s and workedfor one in all his portfolio businesses in Mountain View, California. My lack of know-how became written on my face while he first cited community outcomes inside the context of peer-to-peer technology. Heexplained it to me like […]

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    Video Games May Have Positive Effects on Young Kids, Says Study

    While the negative effects of excessive video gaming have been widely reported, a new research has found that playing video games is associated with high overall school competence and less relationship problems with peers. For the study involving over 3,000 children between ages six and eleven, the researchers assessed the association between the amount of […]