Latest Ming-Te Wang Stories

Harsh Verbal Discipline Harmful To Children
2013-09-04 14:00:32

A new study indicates that harsh verbal discipline could aggravate problem behavior in children just as badly as physical discipline.

Fewer Women Are In Science Because They Have More Options
2013-03-20 09:13:43

Having a greater number of career options rather than lack of ability, may help explain why fewer women than men pursue careers in math and science, according to a new study published in the journal Psychological Science.

Teachers, Parents Better Than Peers At  Keeping Teens Engaged In School
2012-03-23 07:36:05

It turns out that not all teens are too cool for school. According to a recent University of Michigan study, it is parents and teachers, not teenage peers, which hold the most weight in what teenagers think about school and academic achievement.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]