Editor’s Blog

What we talk about when we talk about transference

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by Jean Rhodes Transference is what happens when someone…

Nudging through text messages: An evidence-based role for mentors

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by Jean Rhodes As the parent of a high school junior, I can't…

Separating the wheat from the chaff in youth mentoring

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by Jean Rhodes Ron Haskins, the co-director of the Center…

The problem of the benevolent dolphin: Implications for mentoring

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 by Jean Rhodes In their new book, “Mistakes Were Made,…

Beyond "how's it going?": A new questionnaire assesses mentors' satisfaction

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Rhodes, J., Schwartz, S., & Wu, M. (2014) Validating a Mentoring…

Five skills for navigating the transition to adulthood

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by Jean Rhodes I'm sometimes alarmed that so many of my undergraduates seem…

Why relationships matter

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 In "The Heart Grows Smarter,"  David Brooks discussed the…

Why we need to pressure Congress to pass the Child Protection Improvements Act

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A volunteer mentor from Odessa, Texas was arrested in July for…

A response to the critique of the Brookings Institute report on mentoring

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by Phillip Levine, Ph.D. I am grateful for the attention…

How to win friends and influence mentees

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by Jean Rhodes Nearly 80 years after its publication, Dale Carnegie's How…

Professors Are Prejudiced, Too

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A recent study, conducted by Katherine Milkman and her colleagues,…

Psychological growth in the aftermath of trauma

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by Jean Rhodes The marathon bombing occurred one year…

College admissions and the "rich, inexpressible joy" of mentoring

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by Jean Rhodes In Jon Katz’s book Geeks, he chronicles the…