WTF: Executive Function

Executive function is the set of cognitive functions that enables you to do things. In broad terms, executive function covers three areas: working memory, cognitive flexibility, and inhibitory control (including self-control). Together, these three areas make up a lot of what we do. If you haven’t heard the term “executive function” before you might haveContinue reading “WTF: Executive Function”

Surviving Summer: Grow Things

Let me start with something we all know to be true: Graduate students in the humanities are not paid well. While everyone who has ever talked to a graduate student in the humanities knows that this is true finding the data to back this up is incredibly difficult for a lot of reasons. To getContinue reading “Surviving Summer: Grow Things”