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Learning from experience

By Sarah J. Stevenson, MFA ’04 In fall 1957, Ravenna Helson, an adjunct professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, visited Mills College armed with a battery of questionnaires, inventories, and assessments. Her goal: to select a representative sample of the Class of 1958 to participate in a long-term study on “creativity, leadership,

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