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James Cavanagh

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 ...

STEAM student engagement

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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Roadrunner Food Bank delivery

November 24, 2014 — The holidays often aren't a happy time for some folks. They can amplify whatever financial and personal difficulties they are ...

Roco receives Marshall Scholarship

Ryan Roco

November 24, 2014 — Ryan Roco, a Truman Scholar and human rights activist, has been awarded the Marshall Scholarship for graduate study at the ...

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