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Why you might not remember your online course

Andrew Badham - 2019-03-06 14:03:42

  Learning, like just about everything else, has been transformed by digital innovation. A quick search for a course on any given subject is sure to yield something, even if the quality leaves more to be desired. In many ways, this is an extremely good thing. Many people have access to an education they could otherwise not afford, either in time or money, and many educators have audiences they could not otherwise reach. The advantages of the online learning platform are numerous, but tha... Read more

Does happiness lead to success?

Andrew Badham - 2019-02-25 15:51:15

  Which came first? There are many “chicken or the egg” scenarios when it comes to examining human behaviour. One that is of particular interest to many is the happiness/success correlation. Which came first, or more to the point, which caused which? One might think that it doesn’t really matter which one causes which considering happiness and success are both wonderful things to have. So, who cares which one you get first if they ultimately lead to both? Well, simply... Read more

What your brain scan says about your problem solving style.

Andrew Badham - 2019-02-15 11:35:44

  Any crime thriller or detective show enthusiast knows that there are two main kinds of detective: the methodical one who processes and puzzles over information, connecting dots and formulating opinions from there, and the insightful one who has the sudden moments of revelation. A classic example of the former is Sherlock Holmes: “Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” Holmes’ methods are exhaustive and focuse... Read more

Drowning people can't learn to swim: the need for space to learn

Andrew Badham - 2019-02-08 15:22:28

  I once watched a man give a talk on learning new languages, a task famously hard for English first-language speakers. He surprised me with a simple question: “Why do some people never learn the language of a country, even when they have moved there years before?” It was a question that surprised me simply because I used to believe that moving to a country was the best way to learn the language. The answer he proposed to his rhetorical question was this: “Because a dro... Read more

A guide for doing things you'd rather not be doing

Andrew Badham - 2019-01-18 15:53:54

  Do you ever feel like going for a run? I don’t mean you felt guilty about that fourth doughnut and now you think a jog might absolve you. I mean you actually felt like running would be a fun idea. For the few people who have had that feeling, you will know two things about it: one, it’s quite rare; two it’s short-lived. Even if running seemed like a great idea when you started, and the first kilometre flew by in what felt like a celebration of athleticism, your feelin... Read more

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