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This is how to sleep better: 5 secrets from neuroscience

I’ll bet you’re not getting enough sleep. Honestly, I’m kind of cheating — it’s a pretty safe bet.<p>Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed …

Math class techniques can fix the writing class culture that leaves too many students behind

The notion that math and writing ought to be taught in a similar way feels simultaneously obvious and completely untrue. Most of us who teach writing publicly admit that math was never our thing. Many of us even panic at the idea of having to ‘do’ math, despite knowing intellectually that we engage …

My Growth Mindset Lessons Usually Go Well, But What I Did Today Was The Best Yet (Student Hand-Outs Included)

I’ve done a variety of different types of lessons over the years about a growth mindset, and you can see most of them at The Best Resources On …

Death of a Genius

Maryam Mirzakhani, the first and only woman, Muslim and Iranian to win the Fields Medal (the equivalent of the Nobel Prize in mathematics) died on …

Mathematics

Goodbye To Log Table And Calculator! Determining Logarithm Is Easy Now

Solving exponential quantity has always been cumbersome, it is that field where intuitive calculations generally fail. It reminds me of the time when …

Quantum Gravity Loops Back To Ancient Atomic Logic, and The Big Bang Becomes A Big Bounce

1. Objective physics “misled” us—“reality is relational,” so says Carlo Rovelli in <i>Reality Is Not What It Seems</i>. We must loop back to a 2,300-year-old …

Quantum Mechanics