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15
Jul
The moon landing: 50 years

The moon landing: 50 y...

It’s been 50 years since Apollo 11. The mission? To put the first man on the moon. Those men were Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, and they spent years preparing for the moon landin...

09
Jul
The 100-hour MRI scan of the brain

The 100-hour MRI scan ...

Scientists just created the most vivid MRI scan of the brain ever made! Researchers did a post-mortem examination and scanned a brain for 100 hours to get detailed images of brain...

05
Jul
Is There Anybody Out There?

Is There Anybody Out T...

There are no aliens on an interstellar rock flying around the solar system. This interstellar rock, called Oumuamua, is a very unusual cigar shape and caused a lot of speculation....

30
Mar
Learning Hacks: what you need to know

Learning Hacks: what y...

Over the past month we've posted a series of 16 Learning Hacks that explore some prominent myths with regards to effective learning. Before explaining each hack we asked you to res...

26
Mar

LEARNING HACK #16: Don...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...

23
Mar

LEARNING HACK #15: Rep...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...

21
Mar

LEARNING HACK #14: Cut...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...

19
Mar

LEARNING HACK #13: Wor...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...

16
Mar

LEARNING HACK #12: Ski...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...

14
Mar

LEARNING HACK #11: Sel...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...

12
Mar

LEARNING HACK #10: Gue...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...

09
Mar

LEARNING HACK #9: Impr...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...

07
Mar

LEARNING HACK #8: How ...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...

05
Mar

LEARNING HACK #7: The ...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...

02
Mar

LEARNING HACK #6: Make...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...

28
Feb

LEARNING HACK #5: Thro...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...

26
Feb

LEARNING HACK #4: Lear...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...

23
Feb

LEARNING HACK #3: Can ...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...

21
Feb

LEARNING HACK #2: Lear...

Over the next few weeks we will be posting a series of learning hacks that will force you to confront what you do and don’t know about how to learn. A lot of research into learning...

19
Feb

LEARNING HACK #1: Inte...

A huge amount of research has gone into clarifying how we learn best. How can we make sure that information doesn’t just go in one ear and out the other? How do we get knowledge to...

30
Mar

The Generation Game: W...

“Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by failing to attempt.” - William Shakespeare The fear of failure and the myth of errorless learning Why are we...

19
Mar

How to Cut Useless Stu...

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” - Pablo Picasso The Not So Model Student Jack is a model student. He attends all his classes and...

15
Mar

How To Be Smarter

“Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re probably right.” - Henry Ford What is it you’ve always struggled to learn? Whether it’s an apparent incompetence with languages, ine...

13
Mar

Are you revising the s...

Recently, psychologists have conducted a study in which they watched small children playing with jigsaws. The findings show us something really interesting: by the age of 4, a larg...

08
Mar

Why You’re Learning th...

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” - Albert Einstein You’re doing it wrong For most of my life I’ve been learning the wrong way...


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