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Do co-ed classrooms optimize learning?

(Phys.org)—Do students behave and perform better when only in class with peers of the same sex? A recent study done by University of Arkansas professor Sandra Stotsky reveals clues about the potential of same-sex classes.

dateOct 01, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Forget the fruitcake: Give skydiving lessons

(AP) -- Forget the material things - reindeer sweaters, clunky toys, stocking stuffers that end up as, well, stuff. How about a skydiving lesson, a spa pampering or a night at a cozy bed and breakfast?

dateDec 12, 2011 in Other
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Email link to boys' popularity

Surveyed boys who used email at home were brighter and more popular than boys who did not – according to a recent study by an educational psychologist from Curtin University.

dateOct 14, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Working mothers and the effects on children

Parents struggling to combine paid work with bringing up their children now have some positive news thanks to a new study funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) on maternal employment and child socio-emotional ...

dateJul 22, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Philippine city holds mass circumcision for youths

(AP) -- Hundreds of boys in a Philippine city turned out Saturday for a daylong "circumcision party" to provide a safe, free procedure for a rite of passage that most local males undergo as preteens.

dateMay 07, 2011 in Other
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The secret lives of boys

Harvard alumna Niobe Way sharpened the debate around the emotional capacities of boys and girls with an intimate look at teen relationships during a Harvard discussion on April 14.

dateApr 20, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Cookies or careers?

Nearly 5 million American children participate in the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, but until now no one has looked at the gender messages young people get when they start collecting those coveted badges.

dateApr 08, 2011 in Social Sciences
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