Why the ‘Popular’ Kids in School End Up Less Happy in Life

Research shows that ‘cool’ kids go on to lead less successful and less fulfilling adult lives

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Throughout school, and even to this day, I’ve been a proud nerd.

In middle school, and to a subdued degree at my high school, there was a clearly defined social hierarchy — popular kids…

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Stephanie Leguichard

Stephanie Leguichard

Writer, editor, leftist activist. Endlessly fascinated by the complexities of human minds and cultures. Completing my MA in Anthropology. sleguichard@gmail.com