Were you paying attention in those psychology classes?
Do you remember the experiments where a rat was trained to press a lever to get food?
It’s amazing how relevant experiments on rats can be to parenting.
In pursuing my psychology degree, I took a lab where I had to perform that experiment myself. I had a rat of my own, which I named – very appropriately, I thought – Rat (hey, if it’s good enough . . . → Read More: Grilled cheese and the science of successive approximation