Marijuana, it seems, is not a performance-enhancing drug. That is, at least, not among young people, and not when the activity is learning. A study published Tuesday in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry
For many kids, what they learn in high school isn’t preparing them for success in college or in their career. A new report delves into how our education system is letting them down. Work hard in school,
An education is supposed to prepare you for the future. Traditionally, that meant learning certain facts and skills, like when Columbus discovered America or how to do multiplication and long division.
Researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne have invented a new font named "Sans Forgetica" that has been demonstrated to increase retention. And you can download it, or add it to Google Chrome, for free.
NEW YORK (AP) — The American Federation of Teachers filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Navient, one of the country's largest student loan servicing companies, alleging that it failed to guide eligible through
Setting goals without setting intentions is a waste of time. While setting goals is fixated on the future, setting intentions keeps you grounded and present in the moment. In order to achieve optimal and
Occasionally, a new way of organizing work leads to extraordinary improvements. Total quality management did that in manufacturing in the 1980s by combining a set of tools—kanban cards, quality circles,
"Picture your brain forming new connections as you meet the challenge and learn. Keep on going." -- Carol Dweck According to Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck, when we have a "growth mindset," we believe
A new study that was published in the American Psychological Association's journal revealed some thought-provoking facts about aging and self-worth. As it turns out, self-esteem seems to peak at age sixty.
If you want to be great at something, learn from the best. What could be better than studying physics under Albert Einstein? A lot, it turns out. Three years after publishing his first landmark paper relativity,
Dogs should be taught life skills rather than simply how to sit, stay and hand over their paws, a pet mindfulness coach has said. Carolyn Menteith, a leading dog behavioural expert, said dog owners should
A Harvard doctor says it's harder than ever to lose weight right now — but there are 5 ways to do it well
• It may be harder than ever to maintain a healthy weight, according to a top Harvard researcher who has studied people's diets for decades.• The best way to avoid gaining weight in the long run may to
Independents tend to go to extremes: We get passionate about an idea, stay up all night to make it real and are more susceptible to burning out before it becomes real. As leaders, we can make a major for
When it comes to trying a new diet, you may go into it already dreading the things you assume you'll have to to give up. Luckily with the ketogenic diet, dessert is not one of them. Even though the keto
Promising health studies often don’t pan out in reality. The reasons are many. Research participants are usually different from general patients; their treatment doesn’t match real-world practice; researchers
No carbs? No problem. When you're going on the keto diet, you might think it’s time to say goodbye to your favorite chocolate chip cookies. Because the keto diet limits your carb and sugar intake, dessert