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Pedal power boosts N Carolina pupils' performance | BBC News

A schoolteacher in North Carolina finds that pedal power in the classroom encourages children to focus more and boosts their test performance.

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Combat: Poets, Philosophers & Academia

“Combat has produced more poets and philosophers than academia ever will.”

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Effective Learning: Attitudes and Behaviours

When we consider what makes the best work colleagues what do we consider?

Certainly, there will be some context related body of knowledge that it will be vital to understand, although, in many cases, this will be less than might be anticipated. 125 more words

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INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON THE WRITING AND READING ABILITY OF BOWEN UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATES

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Social media particularly Facebook and Twitter usage can contribute to students positively and negatively depend on the users and the purpose for it use, it is on this thrust that the research examine… 375 more words

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Get Stronger, Get Smarter?

Can regular exercise make you smarter?  A recent study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research demonstrated an association between weekly strength exercise frequency and academic performance.  95 more words

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Vision Correction Initiative: How it all started?


It’s an amazing feeling to start something of your own that has potential to make society a better place. Few months ago while in flight to Switzerland, I was reading Think Like a Freak, by Stephen J Dubner and Steven Levitt. 284 more words

 Genes are not destiny: Environment and education still matter when it comes to intelligence

Intelligence is about more than just biology. 

Recent research has suggested that academic performance, reading ability and IQ have a genetic basis. This reinforces the popular notion that intelligence and related cognitive capacities are somehow “in our genes”. 839 more words

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