Connor Sullivan

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A world-leading education expert says the academic 'caste system' is ruining American schools

In his new book "Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That's Transforming Education," Robinson laments the fact that we privilege the kind of intelligence found in academia over those found in the arts or trade work.<p>"As the story goes, the smart kids go to college. The others may leave …

What Teachers Aren't Learning

<b>By Jeffrey Cipriani</b><p>Sitting in the back of the classroom, right cheek pressed to a desk and tears drying on her chin, Mya squeezes a stress ball and smells a stick of lavender while I talk about units of measurement.<p>"Mr. Cipriani," Jose whispers as I pass his desk. "Read this." He hands me a written …

Shedding stigma to stop suicides on college campuses

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just a handful of days into the new semester at Penn State this fall, a student came to the counseling center in the throes of a panic attack, crying and upset, said Ben Locke, associate director of clinical services for the school's Center for Counseling and Psychological Services.<p>The …

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What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

Happiness

Research shows that these 7 hobbies will make you smarter

Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process.<p>We now know that by learning new skills the brain creates new neural pathways that make it work faster and better.<p>Here is a list of seven hobbies that make you smarter and why.<p>Playing music …

Marc Lewis: the neuroscientist who believes addiction is not a disease

Lewis, famous for detailing his own years of drug addiction in a book, divides the medical profession by arguing it is a behavioural problem, not a medical affliction<p>For decades the medical profession has largely treated addiction as as a chronic brain disease. The US government’s National …

Drug Addiction