News tagged with psychology

America's best teachers get creative

While U.S. educational policy emphasizes high-stakes testing and scripted lessons, the best teachers in the business are taking creative risks—often drawing from their own interests and hobbies—to help ...

dateMay 05, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Shakespeare's plays reveal his psychological signature

Shakespeare is such a towering literary figure that any new insight into the man, or his work, tends to generate a jolt of excitement in academic and non-academic communities of Shakespeare aficionados. Applying ...

dateApr 09, 2015 in Other
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How much math, science homework is too much?

When it comes to adolescents with math and science homework, more isn't necessarily better—an hour a day is optimal—but doing it alone and regularly produces the biggest knowledge gain, according to research ...

dateMar 23, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Sweetie 2.0 software tackles online child sex abuse

Tilburg professors Stefan Bogaerts (Clinical Forensic Psychology) and Bert-Jaap Koops (Regulation & Technology) are involved, in cooperation with children's rights organization Terre des Hommes, in upgrading ...

dateMar 11, 2015 in Software
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Study discovers power of art making on mood

For people who work with textiles to create art, whether it's knitting, quilt making or needlework, it is likely no surprise that the activities aid in relaxation and improve mood. Ann Collier, assistant ...

dateMar 09, 2015 in Social Sciences
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