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To Understand Autocratic Followers, Strip Research of Bias

The time is right, it seems, for a renewed effort to understand autocratic leaders and their followers without resorting to methods that strip away assumptions of value to the characteristics of followers of autocratic leaders, according to a recent paper by Dr. Peter Harms, assistant professor of management in the Culverhouse College of Commerce at The University of Alabama.

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While children likely won’t rely on finger counting much past the second grade, the practice has evolutionary and neural backgrounds that could have implications for understanding a child’s aptitude for math, says a University of Alabama researcher.