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What every teacher should know about ... memory

In a new series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: a project on long-term memory<p>There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to improve how they work with students – …

Pedagogy

The Top 27 Alkaline Foods on the Planet (Eat more to prevent cancer, obesity and heart disease)

Let’s face it, the Standard American Diet is just plain SAD. With processed “quick and easy” foods, fast foods, and genetically modified foods, out …

15 Rules Fit Women Always Follow

A healthy balance is holding a glass of golden milk in one hand and a cute AF cactus sugar cookie in the other, while walking home from a workout worthy of T Swift and her girlsquad, right? To figure out how far off our idea of fitness bliss actually is and what else we can do to kick things up a …

Fitness

Simple ways to improve your mood, according to psychologists

Jason Kempin / Staff / Getty Images<p>It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of …

Happiness

The World Mourns the Pulse Victims: Pictures

Remembrance Day

Muhammad Ali: 30 best quotes from the Heavyweight Champion

Muhammad Ali, who has died aged 74, was never short of something to say during his illustrious career in boxing.<p>Here are 30 of his most memorable remarks:<p><i>"When will they ever have another fighter who writes poems, predicts rounds, beats everybody, makes people laugh, makes people cry, and is as</i> …

Japan earthquake: thousands flee amid concerns over volcanoes and aftershocks

At least 44,000 people evacuated following 6.4-magnitude quake that killed at least nine<p>Latest: Japan hit by 7.4-magnitude earthquake<p>Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from earthquake-hit southern Japan as dozens of aftershocks struck and officials monitored nearby volcanoes for signs …

Natural Disasters

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Pictures of the Week: 12.31.15

Jammu and Kashmir

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

The man with the toughest job in the world

When Staffan de Mistura became UN special envoy, his past successes brought hope for peace. A year later, with no solution in sight, he faces heavy criticism. Has his innovative diplomacy failed or is it simply mission impossible?<p>In July 2014, Staffan de Mistura, a 68-year old Italian-Swedish …

Middle East

S. Korea MERS outbreak: 2nd hospital closed, interest rate cut

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> A second South Korean clinic has been forced to close, with staff, patients and visitors sent into quarantine, as the country attempts to curb the spread of the MERS virus for a third week.<p>Four new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome were confirmed Friday in South …

South Korea

Syrian Refugees at the Turkish Border: Pictures

Turkey

How Vaccines in Space Can Help on Earth

You’d think it would be hard to get sick in space. There is no part of your body the medics wouldn’t have turned inside out looking for problems; …

Space Exploration