Archive | August, 2011

Psychology & Neuroscience articles

NCSU research: Study Shows Sports Can Help Communities Recover From Disaster Distract Yourself or Think It Over? Two Ways to Deal with Negative Emotions from Association for Psychological Science Too much choice is a bad thing – Journal of Public Economics Snooze you win? It’s true according to Stanford reseasrch The […]

Social Justice articles

Upwards social mobility reduces stress – Journal of Epidemiology & Community Heath UC Research Points to Best Practices to Reduce Recidivism Socioeconomic status as child dictates response to stress as adult according to University of Minnesota High technology, not low taxes, may drive states’ economic growth. Penn State research. Death by […]

Even better if

I have the pleasure and privilege of working with all sorts of people. I’m continually learning from them. On my piece of work for the UN, I am collaborating with a long-time friend, Karen Ardley. Karen has successfully run her own business, Karen Ardley Associates, for many years now and is one of the UK’s […]

Riding a bike

I talk about learning all the time, it’s often learning situated in classrooms or in the workplace. Of course, I see examples much closer to home too. My little girl is 5 years old. She started school in January. She hasn’t stopped learning since the day she was born and whilst that might be true […]

Play and games articles

Some of the articles about play and games that I have seen in the last few weeks. Theory Online Games & Interest-Driven Learning are Transformative for Today’s Young Learners by @constances Three Qualities That Make Video Games Better Teachers Than Teachers from EdReach Gamification time: What if everything were just a game? From […]