Claire Duveau

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A Dad Is Hilariously Illustrating The Funny Things Kids Say

"I love you with all my butt."

This one personality trait can predict your taste in music

We’re exposed to music for nearly 20% of our waking lives. But much of our musical experience seems to be a mystery. Why does some music bring us to tears while other pieces make us dance? Why is it that the music that we like can make others agitated? And why do some people seem to have a natural …

Psychology

The BBC designed a fun quiz inspired by psychologists to test how dark your personality is — and you can take it now

Although the quiz was designed "solely for entertainment," it still offers an interesting (if unscientific) glimpse into your personality.<p>The BBC designed the quiz, which was inspired by questionnaires developed by psychologists Delroy Paulhus and Daniel Jones.<p>Psychologists have defined a "dark …

Psychology

Secret Teacher: I dare not tell anyone about my personality disorder

The stigma is such that, while it makes me a great teacher, I can’t disclose my condition. But it’s getting harder to hide and I’m worried I’ll have to quit<p>You know me, you’ve seen me at parents’ evenings. I’m the teacher at the next desk – the popular one, the one you all want to teach your …

Mental Health

The maths teachers of Shanghai have the perfect formula for learning

Those who try to dismiss their methods using crude national stereotypes should instead consider what UK educators could learn<p>Earlier this month, I welcomed 68 secondary mathematics teachers from Shanghai to England. They had just touched down to spend three weeks teaching in our secondary schools. …

Teaching

Roald Dahl's greatest philosophical quotes ever

Not only did legendary writer Roald Dahl create unforgettable characters, he also put words of wisdom into their mouths! Discover our favourites here and tell us your favourites on Twitter @GdnChildrensBks or by email childrens.books@theguardian.com<p>Everything we ever needed to know about how to …

Books

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

How anxiety scrambles your brain and makes it hard to learn

Levels of stress and anxiety are on the rise among students. Juliet Rix has tips to control the panic and thrive academically<p>Olivia admits she’s always been a worrier – but when she started university, her anxiety steadily began to build. One day she was simply too frightened to leave the house. …

Mental Health

Europe's fourth ancestral 'tribe' uncovered

<b>Geneticists have detected a fourth ancestral "tribe" which contributed to the modern European gene pool.</b><p>Research shows Europeans are a mixture of three major ancestral populations - indigenous hunters, Middle Eastern farmers and a population that arrived from the east in the Bronze Age.<p>DNA from …

Anthropology

Centuries-old Incan mummy's DNA reveals untold story of ancient lineage

Sequenced genome of boy who was sacrificed by the Inca 500 years ago points to extent of genetic diversity in the Andes before the Spanish arrived<p>Archaeologists and geneticists have sequenced the genome of a boy sacrificed 500 years ago during an Incan ritual in the Andes, finding a previously …

Anthropology

Here's what humanity may be like in 1,000 years

And the technology we build is progressing at a blistering pace. And that pace keeps picking up.<p>Things like flying cars, sophisticated artificial intelligence, and quantum computers may emerge from science fiction into reality in less time than we think.<p>Now ASAP Science has partnered with National …

Singularity

I Wouldn't Mind Dropping the Soap in This Prison

A new visual of the anime adaptation of Akira Hiramoto’s <i>Prison School</i> (<i>Kangoku Gakuen</i>) manga has been featured as a poster in the September issue of …

Scientists discovered 200 new species in the Himalayas—and we’re slowly killing them all

A “walking” fish, a new kind of banana, and a monkey that sneezes whenever rainwater gets in its upturned nose are among the hundreds of stunning new species that’ve been found in the biologically rich region of the Eastern Himalayas in the last few years.<p>There were 211 previously unknown plants …

Zoology
Yoko Ono

Why JG Ballard’s High-Rise takes dystopian science fiction to a new level

Whether mazes, blocks or bunkers, Ballard was drawn to the psychology of enclosed, brutal environments. This inner space, rather than outer space, was his SF realm<p>JG Ballard’s <i>High-Rise</i>, published 40 years ago and soon to be seen on cinema screens in a film adaptation directed by Ben Wheatley, …

Built Environment

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