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Running To Get Smart

Andrew Badham - 2016-08-01 10:05:16

Traditionally, mental and physical agility have been considered separate pursuits. The idea has become so prolific that people have begun to question the emphasis of sport at academic institutions, such as schools or universities. However, recently studies have begun to show that there is a positive correlation between physical activity and cognitive function. In other words, it seems that exercise can help make you smarter. The apparent culprit for this phenomenon is BDNF (Brain-derived Neurot... Read more

Know Thy Business

Andrew Badham - 2016-06-23 13:18:20

From the writings of Plato to modern philosophers, the concept of "know thyself" has echoed through the millennia. How can we seek to understand the complexities of the world if we cannot yet understand the depths of ourselves? Thankfully, science and data have given man insights into his inner workings that no amount of introspection could have revealed. The sheer amount of data we can capture on thousands of other people throughout the world is the fundamental key to our insights. Of course, w... Read more

University or Training

Andrew Badham - 2016-06-14 14:28:50

Education has been in the spotlight for a while know, and justly so. The cliché, "knowledge is power" is true, but only if you know how to apply that knowledge. But, it seems that even just attaining knowledge can be difficult. So many people are pushed towards universities, but are they the only option? Is there a better option.   Finish school, go to university, get a job. That is the journey that many an aspirant individual has been directed to: education with a career in mind.... Read more

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