Leonard Nimoy, aka Dr. Spock, after the precocious surgeon,(right) corrected his nose and ears

dr. spock

1960s

Is Competing Bad for Kids?
Dr. Benjamin Spock’s tomes on child-rearing, which suggest that competition is bad for children, reach the height of their influence. Decades later, youth soccer games have no winners, baseball little leagues don’t play with ‘outs’, and some schools eliminate letter grades.

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