Category Archives: Education

That’s what kids used to do for fun?

In stark contrast to the Bieber-obsessed Wii-playing youth of today (and I mean that in the nicest way possible), here is a direct quote from an article written in the 1920’s: “More and more the students are learning science out … Continue reading

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Performance Anxiety? Try Writing About It.

Choking under pressure can happen to the best of us. Students with test anxiety often perform below their abilities, and baseball pitchers can let ruin a perfect game.

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Why Exams are Good For You

Although students tend to think that exams are merely an evaluation tool, a lot of research demonstrates that testing actually helps with the learning process.  Researchers Pyc and Rawson published a short article in Science exploring why testing is beneficial … Continue reading

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