Current Research Projects:
Following on the
whopping success of our article for New York magazine on the science of praise, I
am working with Ashley Merryman on a new book based on counterintuitive findings from the
science of parenting. It turns out that many of our common assumptions are plum wrong.
This is not a parenting manual; rather, it's an intellectual journey through some
facinating science. It will appeal to parents and non-parents alike.
you to get a preview of the book and to take a survey, simultaneously. It's fun and
interesting. Click here to
take the survey.
will be interviewing teachers, parents, and counselors, to see how the science stacks up
against the experiences of real people. If you have an interesting story to share, please
write to me.