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Is the Drive for Success Making Our Children Sick?

By VICKI ABELES for the New York Times STUART SLAVIN, a pediatrician, and professor at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine, knows something about the impact of stress. After uncovering alarming rates of anxiety and depression among his medical students, Dr. Slavin and his colleagues remade the program: implementing pass/fail grading in introductory classes, instituting a half-day off every other week, and creating small learning groups to strengthen connections among students. Over the course of six years, the students’ [...]

2017-08-16T16:06:48+00:00 January 2nd, 2016|Student Life|0 Comments