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Fascinating Research on Decision-Making

by Mawi on August 19, 2011

From talking to principals and educators, I’ve always thought that one of the most taxing parts of their job is all the decisions that need to be made. A student wants an exception. Colleagues make requests. A parent needs a problem solved. Sometimes, an educator needs to make hundreds of small decisions in one day.

This new article from the New York Times sheds some light on why decision-making is so taxing, and why it’s smart to make bigger decisions earlier in the day.

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1 Van August 19, 2011 at 4:25 pm

Totally true. This article articulates what I’ve known about myself for years.

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