ArchiveSeptember 21, 2018

Why faculty are so miserable

Raj Raghunathan: If you take the need for mastery—the need for competence—there are two broad approaches that one can take to becoming very good at something. One approach is to engage in what people call social comparisons. That is, wanting to be the best at doing something: “I want to be the best professor there is,” or something like that. There are many problems with that, but one big problem...

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