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The Problems at Michigan State Went Far Beyond Larry Nassar

Allegations of sexual harassment against the dean who supervised Nassar reveal why decades of complaints weren't dealt with more aggressively.<p>A former Michigan State University dean—and the former supervisor to the serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar—is now facing his own set of sexual-harassment …

Sexual Harassment

The 4 Underlying Principles Of Changing Your Brain

It is a commonly held belief that once we reach adulthood our brains are ‘hard-wired’ and incapable of dramatic change. However, research in recent years has led neuroscientists to believe that our brains are in fact much more malleable, flexible and able to shift physically and psychologically …

The Brain

Histrionic Personality Disorder

Histrionic personality disorder is characterized by constant attention-seeking, emotional overreaction, and suggestibility. A person with this …

Broccoli Cornbread with Cheese Recipe

"This moist bread with a sweet corn flavor can be served as a side dish with any meaty entree. Adding Cheddar cheese helps seal the deal to convert …

Two million students enrol in UQx free online courses

The University of Queensland's UQx Massive Open Online Course program has reached two million enrolments, and is set to continue growing as it …

Australian Universities

10 skills employers will want the most in 2020

Professional development: It's not always clear what to focus on. Should you go to a coding bootcamp? Invest in a social media marketing course? Attend a communications training? What should you do to help you excel in your current job — or prepare you for your next one?<p>According to the World …

Features | Epic vegetarian recipes for winter

These fantastic veggie recipes are packed with flavour and they look gorgeous, too. Take a look at the vides below and discover your new favourite …

A Brainless Breakthrough in Neuroscience - Facts So Romantic

<i>Researchers recorded the activity of every neuron in a hydroid and correlated it with its behavior—a major conceptual and experimental breakthrough</i> …

Neuroscience

5 Great Men’s Shoes That Won’t Break the Bank This Holiday Season

Holiday shopping can take a toll on your wallet, but it doesn’t have to.<p>Discerning buyers can pick up great men’s footwear without having to venture …

10 Tips For Looking After Your Mental Health

How can we ensure we are looking after ourselves? The nights are getting darker and it seems that we never

Mental Health

Brain has inbuilt ‘drainpipes’ which get rid of waste, scientists find

The mystery of how the brain gets rid of waste or toxic substances has finally been discovered by scientists - it has its own sewerage pipe.<p>For the first time, researchers have found vessels which take away harmful substances or dead cellular material to keep the brain healthy.<p>The findings could …

Immune System

Visiting Scholars – Center for Neuroscience & Society

Scholars from other institutions come to The Center for visits of a few weeks or longer to carry out research, write or teach in the area of …

Can Nerve Implants Help People in Vegetative States?

For decades, scientists have looked for ways to reach patients in persistent vegetative states in the hopes of “waking them up.”<p>A new study has found …

Is There Awareness Behind Vegetative States? - Issue 47: Consciousness

Imagine that a loved one, let’s say your brother, has suffered a serious brain injury. After languishing in a coma, he finally “emerges”—that is, he …

Consciousness

What Freudian slips really reveal about your mind

Do our verbal stumblings unveil our unconscious desires – or are they simply an innocent glitch in the brain’s workings? BBC Future investigates.<p>It was 1988 and the then-vice president, George H. W. Bush, was on a routine visit to Idaho. He was supposed to give a dry speech on agricultural policy …

Psychology

14 Questions Every Teacher Should Ask Themselves About That Lesson Plan

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The Post

Preparing Teachers for 21st-Century Learning

By: Bill Taylor. How are teachers being developed to use educational technology in a way that best supports a student’s ability to learn?The post …

Education Technology

Neuroscientists Have Recorded The Brain Activity of a Man at The Exact Moment He 'Saw God'

A serious case of epilepsy gave him a 'religious experience'.<p>Medical case reports are incredible things. Like real-life episodes of <i>House</i>, they offer …

The Brain-Skin Connection

"Don't say anything, it's written all over your face."<p>Does our skin really reveal our innermost feelings, calling us out on our guilt, shame or panic? Yes, when coupled with the micro-expressions we make with our muscles. But another part is our actual skin acting as a tell-tale sign of emotional …

Skin Care

Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 tips on how to write a good short story

From Kurt Vonnegut’s introduction to his short story anthology, Bagombo Snuff Box, 8 tips on how to write a good short story.<p>Use the time of a total …

Creative Writing

A Proper Boston Brownstone with Sparkle

Pops of color add sparkle.<p>With a few carefully chosen pops of color, Nina Farmer's Beacon Hill brownstone sparkles. The designer's home blends historic architectural details with furnishings from the family's travels.

7 Great Google Forms Tools for Teachers

Store and pull from lists that you use regularly in Forms, like a list of staff, students, rooms, resources or anything you want.<p>formRanger allows …

7 Vegetarian Dinners Even Carnivores Will Devour

Whether you are expecting a vegetarian guest or just want to mix up your family's dinner routine, you'll wow everyone with these meatless meals.<p><b>1. White Bean Ragout</b><p>A quick ragout of white beans, sweet cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs in a robustly flavored broth makes a satisfying vegetarian main …

Best Interior Design Ideas - Beautiful Home Design Inspiration

"I always like to defy the rules and go the other way."<p>It seems like the singer has some pretty interesting decor taste.<p>But in 2018, Kristin Kong is less about water beds and more into regal hues.<p>These sets are so beautiful, they nearly distract you from the plots.<p>Intricate wallpaper and handpicked …