Saturday, January 22, 2011

Parenting Tiger Style; Does it Work?

Is "Tiger Parenting" a panacea for declining academic standards in the US?  According to NYT columnist David Brooks... not so much:
"Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Carnegie Mellon have found that groups have a high collective intelligence when members of a group are good at reading each others’ emotions — when they take turns speaking, when the inputs from each member are managed fluidly, when they detect each others’ inclinations and strengths"  (NYT Op Ed Columnist David Brooks.  Read the full article: "Amy Chua is a Wimp". Jan. 17, 2011

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