This Close to Happy

A New York Times Book Review Favorite Read of 2016 “Despair is always described as dull,” writes Daphne Merkin, “when the truth is that despair has a light all its own, a lunar glow, the color of mottled silver.” This Close to Happy—Merkin’s rare, vividly personal account of what it feels like to suffer from […]

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Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Decision Making

In trying to make a satisfactory decision when imprecise and multicriteria situations are involved, a decision maker has to use a fuzzy multicriteria decision making method. Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) presents fuzzy multiattribute and multiobjective decision-making methodologies by distinguished MCDM researchers. In summarizing the concepts and results of the most popular fuzzy multicriteria methods, […]

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Future School Principals’ Views of the Roles of Professional School Counselors (Report)

A clinical simulation technique was used to investigate how future school principals view the roles of professional school counselors, particularly as those responsibilities are represented in the ASCA National Model[R]. The 244 respondents were principals-in-training (i.e., graduate students) officially enrolled in educational administration programs at member institutions of the University Council for Educational Administration. These […]

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The Most Human Human

Each year, the AI community convenes to administer the famous (and famously controversial) Turing test, pitting sophisticated software programs against humans to determine if a computer can “think.” The machine that most often fools the judges wins the Most Human Computer Award. But there is also a prize, strange and intriguing, for the “Most Human […]

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Practitioner Inquiry: A Method to Advocate for Systemic Change (Academic Achievement)

Practitioner inquiry offers a strategy for creating systemic change thus increasing opportunities for all students’ academic achievement. Too often, school counselors are considered ancillary in schools rather than an integral member of the practitioner base. However, school counselors are being included in the equation for all students’ success. The very nature of school counselors’ work […]

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What’s Going on in There?

As a research neuroscientist, Lise Eliot has made the study of the human brain her life’s work. But it wasn’t until she was pregnant with her first child that she became intrigued with the study of brain development. She wanted to know precisely how the baby’s brain is formed, and when and how each sense, […]

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