Victoria A Shipp

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Time Management Secrets From 29 Straight-A Students

What does it take to maintain straight As at MIT or Harvard? What does it take to be a straight-A student in high school, while juggling varsity sports and numerous activities?<p>I recently had the chance to interview 29 straight-A students while researching my new book, <i>15 Secrets Successful People</i> …

Is this the beginning of the end for ‘Made in China’?

Tracking<br>the rise of<br>'China plus one'<p>China is often described as the workshop of the world given the global reliance on its workforce to mass-produce products at low cost.<p>But the “Made in China” label has come at a higher price for some multinational companies in recent years. Labour costs are …

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A Convincing Reason for Smiling Even When You're Not Happy

When I was in college, my friends and I did our best to look unhappy. We moped around in thrift-shop threads and lank hair, proclaiming our love for Sylvia Plath and Rainer Werner Fassbinder—not entirely aware that neither was the ideal romantic hero. We played Joni Mitchell and cried. This wasn't …

Neuroscientist And Former Addict Explains What We Get Wrong About Addiction

He says addiction is "not a disease" -- and recognizing that may be the first step to better treating it.<p>The prevailing view that addiction is a disease, just like depression or diabetes, is wrong, according to a leading neuroscientist.<p>Marc Lewis, the author of <i>Memoirs of an Addicted Brain</i> and <i>The</i> …

Let a grandmaster of memory teach you something you will never forget

Teachers and students can benefit from knowing the techniques of memory champions. It just takes imagination…<p>If you wanted to pinpoint the most absurdly geeky event in the world calendar, it would be difficult to beat the binary numbers challenge at the World Memory Championships. In it, a bevy of …