The Gardener and the Carpenter

What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us About the Relationship Between Parents and Children By: Alison Gopnik Published: 2016 Read: 2021 Summary As parents, we can’t know beforehand what new challenges kids will face. Shaping kids in your

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Ezra Klein Show — Alison Gopnik

On: childhood development, exploit versus explore, attachment Episode: N/A Date: June 13, 2019 Background: professor of psychology and philosophy. Key Subjects: Explore versus exploit. Childhood = explore. Get as much new information as you can, explore possibilities. Adulthood = exploit.

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Complexity — David Krakauer, Part 4

On: Rethinking Our Assumptions During the COVID-19 Crisis Transmission Series Ep. 4 Episode: 30 Date: April 28, 2020 Evolutionary biologist. Review of 5 Transmission Essays. Anthony Eagan on Federalism in a time of pandemic Carrie Cowan on the future of

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The Drive with Peter Attia — David Epstein

On: How a range of experience leads to better performance in a highly specialized world Episode: 96 Date: 9 Mach 2020 Investigative reporter and author of “The Sports Gene” and “Range“. Key Subjects Sports, playing games: the voluntary acceptance of

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The End of Average

How We Succeed in a World That Values SamenessBy: Todd RosePublished: 2016 Read: 2020 Summary: Minimizing errors. Businesses, schools and governments assess people based on their relationship to the average. Using the group average to determine the norm (type), they

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What Kids Need for a Fulfilled Life.By: Diane Tavenner Published: 2019 Read: 2020 Summary: What do you enjoy doing? What are you good at? What is the best way to pursue these interests (and contribute to society)? Schools are typically

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