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Science of Learning: Deductive Reasoning

Deductive reasoning is not a natural way to think and must be learned. As a higher order thinking skill, the cognitive functioning necessary to engage in deductive reasoning develops during adolescence. However, deductive reasoning is difficult to carry out, and normally becomes evident only after formal instruction in deductive reasoning.

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Academia: Can We Save Ourselves from Ourselves?

When did education stop being about learning and turn into a performance art? I was reading over some of my students’ work from a couple of years ago, and one of the things that jumped out at me was their collective observation that education was about grades, degrees, and getting ahead and not about learning (they weren’t happy about it – often pointing out that this is wrong - education should be about learning).

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Psychology Hacks to Increase your Creativity and Productivity

Who are you and what you are? What are your habits? All these little and big things depends on our mental state. Some habits simply lift our spirit while some pull us down.

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14 Ways to Kick Stress Out of Your Life

When was the last time your heartbeat was racing, palms were sweating, and your body language became clumsy all of a sudden?

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Be the Beholder of your Beauty - Your figure has nothing to do with anything!

Most of us suffer from the I-do-not-look-good-because-I-am-not-slim syndrome. I hear my friends worrying about their body figure all the time, and I find that profoundly ridiculous!

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How to Handle Rejection at Work

Let’s talk about something we all face but refuse to talk about - rejection. Whether you’ve been passed over for a promotion or not given the ‘desired role’ in an upcoming project, rejections are part and parcel of one’s professional life.

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Suing the Professor

After careful consideration, looking at malpractice in medicine, and recent serious queries from students about the subject, my thinking about educational malpractice has changed in the past week. Let me tell you where I have come to.