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Measuring Our Success


by Susan Engel January 31, 2011

In recent years, economists and psychologist have found ways to measure things as subtle and dynamic as the mechanisms which explain when and why we give in to impulse, the forces that govern our moral choices, and the thought processes that underlie unconscious stereotyping. We ought to be able to come up with some ways to measure the qualities that actually lead someone to be well educated.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: January 31, 2011
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 16318, Date Accessed: 12/17/2017 7:01:54 AM

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  • Susan Engel
    Williams College
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    SUSAN ENGEL is Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Class of 1959 Director of the Program in Teaching at Williams College. She is also the author of a new book, Susan Engel is the author of a new book, Red Flags or Red Herrings: Predicting Who Your Child Will Become (Atria, 2011).
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