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'Critical Thinking' discourages ideas, says professor

University of Calgary professor Patrick Finn says verbal belittling by professors have become a corrosive part of the University experience. And he …

What It Takes To Change Your Brain’s Patterns After Age 25

Most of our brain’s patterns are solidified by our mid-20s, but it’s possible to change your brain’s pathways and patterns with these methods.<p>“In most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again.”<p>That quote was made famous by Harvard psychologist …

The Path to Happiness: Lessons From the 2015 World Happiness Report

Getting richer but not happier: It's a familiar story, for people and for nations. The purpose of the <i>World Happiness Report</i>, now in its third edition for 2015, is to remind governments, civil society, and individuals that income alone cannot secure our well-being. True happiness depends on social …

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Robert Gagne’s Instruction Design Model; “The Nine Events of Instructions”

Robert Gagne’s Instruction Design Model; “The Nine Events of Instructions”<p>Objective<p>* What are the Nine Events of Instruction?<p>* How are these events related to the learning process?<p>Robert Gagne<p>* American educational psychologist<p>* Conditions of Learning<p>* Instructional Theory<p>* Instructional Design …

‘Aging in place’ may be the wrong answer for boomers and their parents

Baby boomers trying to pick the best living arrangements for themselves or their parents as they age should be wary of a phrase they coined in their …

University of Florida

Pledge of Allegiance Incident Proves We Need More Critical Thinking

A middle school girl is scolded, embarrassed and banished from the classroom for refusing to stand for the pledge of allegiance in Pennsylvania. And what makes this story even more disturbing is that she was refused medical care by a school nurse because of it.<p>The American Humanist Association, an …

Critical Thinking

When Machines Replace Middle Management

In 1964, Isaac Asimov, wrote about a visit to the World’s Fair of 2014:<p><i>“The world of A.D. 2014 will have few routine jobs that cannot be done better by some machine than by any human being. Mankind will therefore have become largely a race of machine tenders.”</i><p>According to Carl Benedict Frey and …

Artificial Intelligence

30 Motivational Talks About Success

These inspirational talks about success explain how you can follow your dreams and be better at whatever it is you choose to do.<p>In his innovation …

5 Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask About Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success is something we’re all striving for at a basic human level. We need to be safe and fed, which is ultimately a huge driving factor in our desire for money as it provides a level of both of those needs. We also need love and …

Entrepreneurship