Nearly one in four undergraduates report having depression. As they progress into research lab work, they might keep their depression hidden to their peers and supervisors because of the negative stereotypes associated with mental illness. A new study explores the reasons behind this issue and potential solutions.
Monthly Archives: June 2020
Adolescents from ethnic minorities face more difficulties in accessing vocational training in Germany than peers of native parentage. Recruiting practices of companies who employ apprentices are crucial in this. Surprisingly, a new study finds that employers consider linguistic articulateness very important.
Evolution in U.S. classrooms The real story of how evolution is taught in U.S. public schools is not to be found in courtrooms but in classrooms. The teaching of evolution in U.S. public schools is sporadically in the headlines, owing to legal cases like the Scopes trial ninety-five years ago, and the Kitzmiller trial fifteen… Read more »
Teachers’ estimation of students’ abilities may be inaccurate and can have big impacts on their goals and self-esteem. At times a teacher may draw wrong conclusions from students behavior for reasons that may depend on the interaction between the teacher and the student’s achievement goals rather than just the student’s performance. This study sheds some light on what may lead one person to underestimate another, and encourages teachers and researchers to reflect on their own and their students’ achievement goals orientations goals.