Real Madrid-Real Sociedad The future Cup: Odegaard, Isak, Vinicius, Valverde, Rodrygo …

first_imgIt is a good day to look into the future at the Bernabéu. Valverde (21 years old) and Vinicius (19) come to fix the derby to Zidane. Odegaard (21) and Isak (20) are fixing the season for Imanol Alguacil. All, plus Rodrygo (19), another precocious one, are cited for today’s Copa duel, which comes at a better time to Zidane’s team and not so much to Imanol Alguacil’s.Odegaard is the LaLiga footballer who gets more passes in the area and participates in more goal actions (players involved in the possession prior to the auction). Joined with 16 years for almost three million, it seemed a lost project of Madrid because he played in Castilla and did not stand out especially in his first year in the Dutch Heerenveen. However, it came up in the second season, It exploded in the Vitesse and is already a nuclear player in the Real. In principle the assignment was planned for one more season in the San Sebastian club, but Madrid meditates to anticipate his return. In September he was player of the month in the championship.Isak has followed the same path. Swedish of Eritrean descent, was a shot in the AIK Solna, whose first team played with 16 years. Already then it was seen as a reissue of Ibrahimovic. His physique has him, but not his demonic character. With 17 he was about to sign for Madrid, but the 8.5 million requested by AIK seemed excessive to the white club. They were paid by Borussia Dortmund. He scored two goals in his first training and it seemed that he would put the Bundesliga upside down until he suffered a slowdown. He spent a year on loan at the modest Dutch Willem II, where he scored 14 goals, and Real saw him a future. Regular substitute during the first months, Willian José has been taken ahead. He has already scored eleven goals (five of them in the last four games), more than the Brazilian, Oyarzabal or Portu, who have enjoyed more minutes. He has six consecutive games as a starter and emerges as a great threat to Madrid tonight. In the Zidane team there are unexpected discards. Hazard will have to keep waiting. He has not played since November 26 and Madrid awaits him for the final stretch. His injury, in a Meunier entry to the PSG, came when he had taken his best shape and has lengthened a lot. Today seemed the day for his return, since he already trains normally, but Zidane wants to go slowly with him. So far he has only played 13 games with Madrid and has scored a goal.Bale is still outThe absence of Casemiro is also surprising, although it was already missing against Zaragoza. Zidane wants him impeccably in the League and Champions. Carvajal, touched, Lucas Vázquez and Bale won’t be either. There is no longer any medical part, physical discomfort or similar that justifies the absence of Welsh. Zidane has placed him as a platoon while Barnett, his agent, warns that the bench banquet does not take away his taste for Spain.There will be clean midfielders in Madrid seen the first time prick against Atletico. The question is whether they will play three or four. With one formula or another, Isco points to the holder. Marcelo is also expected, who now has to share the cake with Mendy and his piece is smaller in the big dates.La Real, in any case, will bring Madrid a match between equals. It is the fourth most leading scorer team in LaLiga, the second in possession (ahead of Zidane’s) and the fourth in passes, records that speak of a group with initiative. His offensive quartet totals 29 goals. And the story is not too adverse either. He eliminated Madrid three times over a total of nine matches. “It seems we are going to the slaughterhouse,” said Imanol Alguacil. He and Madrid know not.last_img read more

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Slacker parents beware Your babies may follow in your footsteps

first_img Sign up for our daily newsletter Get more great content like this delivered right to you! Country Don’t quit, parents. When 15-month-old babies watched a grown-up try hard to solve a problem, they were twice as persistent at tackling a tricky puzzle themselves, a new study shows. The work suggests that perseverance can be learned at a very young age, especially if parents let their babies see them break a sweat.Research dating back to the 1980s suggests that children can learn “grit” from their parents. But this is the first experiment to show that babies this young are already absorbing those lessons, says Irina Mokrova, a developmental scientist at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill who was not involved in the new work.The study took place in Boston’s Children’s Museum, where parents with babies were recruited on-site. Julia Leonard, a developmental psychologist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, took an infant and its caregiver into a room equipped with toys, a booster seat, and video cameras that captured the baby’s behavior. Facing the seated infant, Leonard got the child’s attention by trying to pull a plastic frog out of a container sealed with a concealed flap. Next, she played with a keychain full of colorful keys that could be removed only by opening a metal lever. Slacker parents beware: Your babies may follow in your footsteps With some babies, Leonard spent 30 seconds pretending she didn’t know how to solve these puzzles. She visibly struggled, and even asked the infants for help. With a second group, she spent those same 30 seconds effortlessly solving the toy puzzles, three times apiece.Next, Leonard showed both groups of babies a music box and activated it using a concealed switch. She handed the infant the box once it fell silent, then left them in the room with a parent, who was instructed to sit quietly nearby. For the next 2 minutes, the team watched the babies play with the musicmakers.Both groups of babies attempted to get the box to make music, by hitting a large, nonfunctional button. But babies who had observed Leonard struggling with her own toys hit the button roughly twice as many times, the team reports today in Science. The study suggests that after watching adults succeed only a few times, “the babies can learn that effort is worth it, and that they should try harder than they would in other contexts,” Leonard says. Next, the team plans to test whether infants retain such lessons long-term, she says. Mokrova cautions that the study had a small sample size—68 infants in the two groups, plus 34 in a control group. Yet she gives props to the team for actually conducting controlled experiments with the children rather than just observing them behaving naturally, with no tests, she says.Since the 1990s, many psychologists have emphasized the importance of self-control to being persistent, Mokrova says. But this study addresses another key to perseverance and hard work: the internal drive that inspires a child to acquire new knowledge and skills. Unlike self-control, which requires great effort to maintain, an internal drive is a “source of seemingly unlimited energy,” she says. And that could be critical to success later in life. 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Required fields are indicated by an asterisk (*)center_img Babies who watch their parents struggle and succeed are more determined, a new study shows. Email By Emily UnderwoodSep. 21, 2017 , 2:00 PM Alina Demidenko/iStockPhoto last_img read more

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