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Conflict biases learning: less reward, more aversion

Seek reward, avoid punishment – it’s a simple, well-established concept of learning long-known to humans. But new research puts a spin on that concept: rewards can become less appealing and punishments more enduring if the learning took place under ...

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Taylor uses architecture studio model to redesign education

In education circles, the talk is about “STEM,” or science, technology, engineering and mathematics. To Anne Taylor, professor emerita, School of Architecture and Planning, the appropriate acronym is “STEAM,” which adds an “A” for arts and ...

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UNM Law Professor Nathalie Martin takes on predatory lending

Lawyers are happier when they find their own purpose, according to a study released earlier this year. Nathalie Martin, University of New Mexico professor of law, has found purpose – and happiness – both in teaching and in going after predatory ...

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November 19, 2014 — How can students who seriously want to work in international companies or government agencies get the kind of education that ...

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