Why the Cult of Achievement in Schools Is Making People Miserable

Plain English with Derek Thompson | 28 March 2023 | 0h 50m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Lisa Damour about the impossible pressures to succeed that we place on students trying to gain entrance to elite universities with intakes no larger than in the past – notwithstanding the huge population increase in the meantime. Draws from her book The Emotional Lives of Teenagers.

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