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Don't Let This One Deadly Trait Ruin Your Reputation | Inc.com

In a recent study published in the <i>Journal of Applied Psychology,</i> researchers at Northwestern University came to the conclusion that feelings of anxiety can lead to unethical behavior.<p>The study, summarized in the British Psychological Society's Research Digest, took 63 student participants and made …

Psychology

Seven common myths about meditation

There’s no scientific consensus that meditation can cure your mind, body or soul - so don’t swallow the idea that there is a Buddha Pill<p>Meditation is becoming increasingly popular, and in recent years there have been calls for mindfulness (a meditative practice with Buddhist roots) to be more …

Meditation

Swear off sanctions to tackle classroom cussing

To get students to stop swearing, you have to swear off using sanctions as your only weapon.<p>This is the view of Carolyn O’Connor, a further education …

School Sends Uplifting Note To Students Before Test: 'There Are Many Ways Of Being Smart'

A school reminded its students that they are much more than just a test score.<p>With many of its students taking the SATs, (a UK educational assessment test that's different from the test high school students in the U.S. are familiar with), Buckton Vale Primary School in England decided to ease their …

Education

Get Over It: Why Emotional Reactions Resurface

If a person endures a severely stressful situation, he or she may become emotionally hyperactive to future events that are reminiscent of the …

What would you pay to be happy?

The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in front of his hermitage in Nepal. He watches hundreds of miles of Himalayan peaks glowing in front of him in the rising sun. The scene “blends naturally and seamlessly with …

Happiness

KQED

Ask an educator about what it’s like teaching a room full of students, and you’ll likely hear a similar refrain: No two kids learn the same way or …

Victorian Britain? Teachers feeding, clothing, & providing basic parenting to poor pupils

British teachers concerned about the welfare of disadvantaged pupils have taken to washing their clothes, feeding them homemade lunches and even offering the youngsters haircuts as they warn of a resurgence of Victorian levels of poverty in the UK.<p>The crisis of growing poverty amid young school …

The ultimate psychology reading list

<i>Every month since January 2008</i> The Psychologist <i>has featured a One-On-One interview page in which leading psychologists are asked, among other things,</i> …

Books

Seven Sins of Our System of Forced Education

/ May 8, 2015<p>Sometimes I find, no matter how uncomfortable it makes me and others feel, I have to speak the truth. We can use all the euphemisms we …

KQED

Peter Gray has studied how learning happens without any academic requirements at a democratic school. The Boston College research professor also …

Sir Ken Robinson: ‘The education system is a dangerous myth’

I’m often asked the same questions: what’s going wrong in education? Why? If you could reinvent education, what would it look like? Would you have …

Education

Classroom practice - Effortless learning is a dangerous illusion

Mary Pat Wenderoth stops herself mid-lesson and asks her class a question about the day's work. The students turn to their notes but she stops them. …

5 Ways Stress Hurts Your Body, and What to Do About It

Source: A and N photography/Shutterstock<p>Have you noticed a painful knot in your neck muscles after a stressful week? When you hear a song that …

Boston

Love Is Love: Maria Bello on Resisting the Labels We Are Given and Redefining Those We Give Ourselves

A courageous quest for nuance that liberates the different experiences of partnerships we have in the modern world.<p><i>“Labels are distancing phenomena. They push us away from each other,”</i> Leo Buscaglia wrote in his seminal 1972 book based on the world’s first university course on love. Susan Sontag …

What science shows us about why we jump to conclusions

Most of the time, we learn only gradually, incrementally building connections between actions or events and outcomes. But there are exceptions—every …

Waking Up

Over 30 perspectives on spiritual awakening<p>—What Does It Really Mean?<p>Own the entire <i>Waking Up</i> Series<p>only $199<p>Enjoy Two Audios from the <br>Waking Up Series<p>…

Mandolin Tuning with Mike Marshall

"It's never perfect, but we do the best we can." - Mike Marshall<p>Mandolin tuning is so incredibly important, and something you'll definitely want to …

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Inattention at age 7 impacts on GCSEs, study shows

Children who do not pay attention at age 7 do less well in their <b>GCSEs</b> at age 16, according to a study.<p>Researchers said the findings highlighted the …

Innovation

Self-image matters: Helping kids see themselves as readers

This is the last of five posts I am publishing this week by cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham, all dedicated to reading and based on his new book, “Raising Kids Who Read: What Parents and Teachers Can Do.” The first post asked and answered the question of whether the Common Core State Standards …

Selfies

Tame Your Sabotaging Self-Talk, Part 1

Source: Sergey7/Dollarphoto.com<p>You may have heard the expression “monkey mind,” which refers to the way that our minds are all over the place. To …

Mindfulness
Private Schools

Feeling Stressed? This Mindfulness Website Will Help Put Your Problems In Perspective In Just 60 Seconds

Having one of those days when it feels like you're carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders? A new website has a brilliantly simple …

Mindfulness

Can You Have It All? 5 Powerful Techniques to Achieve Work-Life Balance

If you’d asked me ten years ago whether or not I could have a fulfilling family life and achieve work-life balance, I’d have told you that it might …