Archives for "Sonya Kahlenberg"
Chimpanzee 'doll' play suggests some biological basis for gender-specific play by humans

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 11:02 am

As a report in Science News states, the research "supports a controversial view that biology as well as society underlies boys’ and girls’ contrasting toy preferences."

Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

Friday, May 22, 2009 2:50 pm

As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates' Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.