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Traditional education stresses tests and punishments, two things that Mitra said causes the brain to shut down its rational processes and surrender to fear. Adopting a method closer to that of grandparents, who shower children with admiration, is "the opposite of the parent method," which relies on threats, Mitra said.

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The diminishing trust in 'eye-witnesses' in light of the impact of DNA proof of innocence after victims have served many years in jail after 'convincing' testimony by an eye-witness - mediated by improper police procedure of confirming suspicions following an ID in a lineup....
And.....more recent indications that eye-witnesses are unreliable....
And.....Recent research on the 'placebo' effect now that neuroimaging shows the impact of placebos...New Yorker Dec 12 2011 p 31

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