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Social scientists say three things matter for success in life: IQ, family’s socioeconomic status and one thing that’s easy to influence: self-control. A child’s self-control in preschool helps predict possible health, substance abuse and financial problems later in life, researchers found.
Sick of pleading with her toddler to eat just one pea, an NPR member station reporter decided to find out if there’s a better way to deal with picky eaters. She found that enforcing the "clean plate club" rule may not be the best policy.
How did Darwin develop some of his ideas? Why did YouTube burst onto the social media scene when it did? And how are those two developments connected?
In this segment, we’ll talk with Steven Johnson, author of the book "Where Good Ideas Come From." We’ll talk about how great ideas come to be, and what conditions help to foster creativity and spur advances in thought.