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Tag Archives: science

4-Step Guide to Increasing the Use of the Covid Tracer App

Are we just talking about complacency? Dictionary.com’s definition of complacency is “a feeling of quiet pleasure or security, often while unaware of some potential danger, defect, or the like; self-satisfaction or smug satisfaction with an existing situation, condition, etc”. If we were looking at a behavioural example of what complacency looks like when trying to […]

Do teachers believe in “neuromyths” just as much as everyone else?

There are some commonly held misconceptions in the general public about how the brain works and how it affects how we learn – these are often called “neuromyths.” We know that the general public can fall prey to these much of the time, but what about our educators? And if teachers believe in these neuromyths, […]

Mapping the link between biodiversity and our wellbeing

In this episode, I talk with Laurie Parma of The Department of Psychology at the University of Cambridge in the UK. We talk about her involvement in development if the NatureBuzz app – a citizen science / crowdsourcing endeavor. A new app will crowdsource data to help scientists understand the relationship between biodiversity and wellbeing. The […]

Anger, Disappointment, Uncertainty and Anxiety: When We Feel Let Down and How to Fix It

When we find out about unexpected events that break our expectations – what we thought was supposed to be happening to protect us and keep us secure actually looks like it wasn’t actually happening at all, well it can bring up all kinds of difficult emotions. And worries too. This article is about those emotions and worries, what’s happening that’s perhaps making you feel like this, and what you can do.

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