Bard College at Simon's Rock: the Early College

Bard Alum, Cognitive Scientist Sara Mednick Makes the Case for Adding a Midday Nap to Sixth Grade

June 12, 2019
A new study of nearly 3,000 fourth, fifth, and sixth graders links a midday nap with greater happiness and self-control, fewer behavioral problems, and a higher IQ—a finding that was particularly evident in sixth graders.

“When to Ease Off the Brakes (and Hopefully Prevent Recessions)”

June 07, 2019
Harold M. Hastings, Tai Young-Taft, and Thomas Wang ’16 authored an economics paper about the dynamics of the spread between the 10-year Treasury rate and the federal funds rate in order to better understand economic indicators.

Wesley Brown’s “Dark Meat in a Funny Mind”

June 06, 2019
Professor Aimée Michel interviews her Simon’s Rock colleague in the The Berkshire Edge.