James Danckert

Photo of James DanckertPhoto | University of WaterlooJames Danckert is Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Waterloo and a cognitive neuroscientist. An expert on the psychology of boredom, he also studies the neuroscience of attention and the consequences of strokes.

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Cover: Out of My Skull: The Psychology of BoredomOut of My Skull: The Psychology of BoredomDanckert, James
Eastwood, John D.
HARDCOVER06/09/2020$27.95
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Book Club Spotlight: The Privileged Poor

As students around the world deliberate their options for further education, only made more challenging in a pandemic, we’re reminded that getting in is only half the battle. In The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, Anthony Abraham Jack asks how—and why—do disadvantaged students struggle at elite colleges? What can schools can do differently if these students are to thrive? As back to school season begins, we spoke to two university book clubs that read and discussed The Privileged Poor this summer.