Emotional response to mistake leads to more improvement COLUMBUS, Ohio – Feeling the pain of failure leads to more effort to correct your mistake than simply thinking about what went wrong, according to a new study.
ANN ARBOR — An entrepreneur’s backstory plays a critical role in the success or failure of a fledgling venture, says Lianne Lefsrud, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan Ross School’s Erb Institute. “Especially for entrepreneurs with limited financial … Continue reading →
In Malawi, the fields are full – and so are the children. Through research led by Michigan State University, crop yields have increased dramatically. The children of Ekwendi, Malawi, also have gained weight and are taller. These improvements bring smiles … Continue reading →
Award-winning journalist, activist, and author Charlayne Hunter-Gault told a packed audience at Yale that lessons learned from the civil rights movement still have relevance for current and future generations. Hunter-Gault delivered a lecture titled “Social Justice, Equity, and Public Health” … Continue reading →
ANN ARBOR — People setting a goal to lose weight in 2013 may want to first ask themselves if diet or exercise is more important to success. Whether a person believes obesity is caused by overeating or by a lack … Continue reading →
To Paul Tough, his recent visit to the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy was “a nice homecoming.” During the two years of research for his new book, How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of … Continue reading →
Jack Turner, UW assistant professor of political science, is the author of “Awakening to Race: Individualism and Social Consciousness in America,” published this month by University of Chicago Press. He answered a few questions about his book for UW Today. … Continue reading →
UD conference highlights diversity and student retention Freeman Hrabowski and Vincent Tinto both believe that creating a culture of trust and support is a key ingredient in retaining students from underrepresented groups while achieving genuine campuswide diversity. Hrabowski, president of … Continue reading →