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Thoughts on chapter 5 of Hargreaves' and Fullan's Professional Capital

Teaching is complicated. Learners’ needs are multifarious and educational systems and qualifications frameworks are complex and ever-changing. Schools face challenging circumstances and teachers need to be talented and robust to thrive in this context. 601 more words


Why the new paper by Christakis and Fowler on friendship makes me queasy

I am a neuroscientist, and as a neuroscientist I have a strange belief that most of who we are comes from our brains. My entire career is based around understanding the neural basis of behavior which, I think, is pretty justifiable. 962 more words


Christakis Greek Resturant, Liverpool

Groupon is a great place if you like eating out cheaply and don’t mind that most offers limit the offer to off-peak evenings. Mrs Saladmonkey doesn’t really drink so a mid-week evening out tends to work just as well, if not better for us, than a weekend night out. 398 more words