Roland Fryar's experiments in tech-enabled motivation:
A groundbreaking experiment that bombarded US high school students with inspiring text messages was found to be a success on all counts except one: it made no difference to how the students performed in school.
Fabio Rojas: How do graduate students actually choose their advisers?.
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Abstruse Goose: Alone in my room.