A beautiful Welsh poppy.
One of my favourite flowers.
Motivation and peer pressure.
A casual stroll through a students’ union bar on any week night will tell you peer pressure
is one of the most powerful influencers out there. Peer pressure is at its most visible and visceral when it comes to drinking alcohol. Just try ordering a glass of water when out with the rugby club.
In schools, peer pressure is just as visceral. Whether it is a force for good or ill depends.
Where it pressurises kids into bullying or by standing, disrupting lessons or disrespecting teachers,
it can be monstrously damaging. Where it creates a virtuous circle of friendly competition, encouragement, hard work and useful revision, it’s a big, friendly giant.
Where it tips over into unhealthy competition, sleepless nights and agonising stress over grades,
it’s just as dangerous a beast.
How do we harness the daunting power of peer pressure,
especially when it comes to motivation, willpower and self-control?
Thaler and Sunstein explain:
This sounds to me exactly like the decision that pupils have: ‘ ?
The options of effort exertion and lesson disruption have opposite reward profiles: the first has immediate costs and delayed benefits; the second has instant benefits and delayed costs.
You can TCR software and engineering manuals for spontaneously recall – or pass that exam.
I can Turbo Charge Read a novel 6-7 times faster and remember what I’ve read.
I can TCR an instructional/academic book around 20 times faster and remember what I’ve read.
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