What Makes Popular Kids Popular?

What Makes Popular Kids Popular?

So often in American high school movies, there’s a certain format when you think about the students, especially in those older films. The cliques, and the clichés, usually involve some alpha male who’s a bit of a jock. He’s handsome and tough, but usually gets his comeuppance. If there’s an alpha female, the school’s hottest…

The erosion of empathy | Simon Baron Cohen | TEDxHousesofParliament

The erosion of empathy | Simon Baron Cohen | TEDxHousesofParliament

Translator: Johannes Duschner Reviewer: Denise RQ These two Nazi scientists worked at the Dachau Concentration Camp during World War II. They were conducting an experiment to see how long a human being could survive in freezing water. Like good scientists, they took systematic measures including duration until death. Examples of human cruelty of this kind…