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Grade inflation in medical schools has become a problem. An article in The New York Times’ Well blog discusses changes being implemented to improve medical school evaluations. Educators explain that “Most faculty received little or no training or support in evaluating students … and all worked...
Ian H. Robertson, PhD, Chair in Psychology at Trinity College Dublin and author of The Winner Effect, wants to teach you how to be a winner. Robertson discusses 4 easy ways to increase pne’s chances of success, including how factors like posture and color can be utilized for one’s...

The Neuroscience Behind Winning

Is Money Addictive Like Cocaine?

Ian H. Robertson, PhD, Chair in Psychology at Trinity College Dublin and author of The Winner Effect, discusses the biochemistry and neuroscience behind money. Robertson points out how receiving money can activate parts of our brain like the ventral striatum, which is similar to giving people cocaine or...