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The University of Central Florida (UCF) Forum is a weekly series of opinion columns presented by the UCF News & Information. The columns are the opinions of the writers, who serve on the UCF Forum panel of faculty members, staffers and students for a year. A new column is posted each Wednesday at UCF Today and then broadcast between 7:50 and 8 a.m. Sunday on WUCF-FM (89.9).

Publication Date

2-4-2016

Keywords

Fear of losing face; Over-engineering; Scientific research; Fear of risk; Risk taking; Classroom education

Introduction

Many people have written on the fear of failure. In many places it goes under the heading “fear of losing face.” I have visited several major laboratories and universities in Japan and China and come away with an uncanny feeling that in many instances they are held back by this fear.

Subjects

Failure (Psychology); Fear of failure; Research; Success; Learning; Education

Creator (Linked Data)

Bass, Michael, 1939-(VIAF); Bass, Michael, 1939-(LC)

Collection

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