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Research suggests race similarities may lead to better performance

Research suggests race similarities may lead to better performance

By Imogen Lindsley

September 29, 2015

Undergraduates with teaching assistants of the same race or ethnicity are more likely to achieve higher grades, experts say. These findings were first published in September by graduate student Lester Lusher, his advisor Scott Carrell of the University of California at Davis, and Professor Doug Campbell ...

Students can adopt techniques, habits for optimal studying

Students can adopt techniques, habits for optimal studying

By Stephanie Kim

December 3, 2013

With finals looming, students now have to put on their thinking caps — the right way. Students can adopt certain techniques and habits for exam studying to best avoid end-of-the-semester stress. While a great deal of research surrounding educational psychology exists, “the psychology science underly...