Peer Pressure–Not Always a Bad Thing

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Peer pressure cuts both ways.  It's not always a bad thing.  In fact, under the right circumstances, it can be an incredible force for good.  For example... Good grades could be contagious. Students surrounded by friends who earn better grades than they do tend to see their own grades rise over the next year, according to a new study. "The smarter that your friends are today, there's a higher chance for you to become smarter as well tomorrow," said study co-author Hiroko Sayama, a … [Read more...]


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