November 16th, 2006

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I am guessing someone here will be able to help...

I am in a data analysis class, and we have an assignment to find a current (from September 21 until now) article containing data (like statistics), and then analyze it using methods from class. What I want help with is FINDING the article. I know that I would clearly understand any article about health/nutrition, and I know that there are MANY that make mistakes or false claims in presenting data. Do any of you happen do have any? Thank you!!!
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Alternet.org - Is Overachieving Bad for Girls?

Is Overachieving Bad for Girls?
(Book review) by Courtney E. Martin, AlterNet. Posted November 16, 2006
From Alternet.org

A new book praises hyper-achieving 'alpha girls.' But their behavior may be symptomatic of a larger trend in outwardly high-achieving and inwardly self-hating young women.


This is interesting. I would click on the link and read the comments, there are a lot of valid things said regarding eating disorders and also one person pointed out the Eurocentric bias of the book.

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