A paper published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest has evaluated ten techniques for improving learning, ranging from mnemonics to highlighting and came to some surprising conclusions.
Cloud Learning The lesson you never got taught in school: How to learn!

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Blowing The Whistle Holding Therapy: Blowing The Whistle on Institutionalised Child Abuse in the UKEvidence has emerged that a bizarre and potentially inhumane treatment which originated in the US is now being used on children in the UK. The therapy involves a caregiver holding a child down and maintaining direct eye contact for extended periods with the express intention of provoking a fit of …

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I predict a riot I Predict A RiotAlmost a year ago I posted a blog post titled ‘A Yale Professor’s One Man Rampage Against PloS, the Internet and a Belgian Research Group‘, covering the case of a respected researcher who became very upset about a study replicating his work and finding a negative outcome. This may have only been a …

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