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Here's A Ridiculous Thing We Teach Girls That Ends Up Ruining Their Relationships

Nobody is telling us to raise evil little girls or that it's a bad thing to be a good person. It's just that "nice, good, sweet" can't be the threshold. If we're going to make note of when a girl is nice, then maybe we can also talk about when she's not nice — and how that's OK and normal because she's a person with real emotions.

Here's A Ridiculous Thing We Teach Girls That Ends Up Ruining Their Relationships

This article originally appeared on 09.22.17


What can we learn from letting seventh graders take the SAT?

In the 1960s, psychologist Julian Stanley realized that if you took the best-testing seventh graders from around the country and gave them standard college entry exams, those kids would score, on average, about as well as the typical college-bound high school senior.

However, the seventh graders who scored as well or better than high schoolers, Stanley found, had off-the-charts aptitude in quantitative, logical, and spatial reasoning.

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