The brain is 'programmed' for learning from people we like
Why are we more inclined to form connections and take on knowledge from information presented by people we favor? This article looks at how information is delivered and how memory comes into play.
Learning for life: The higher the level of education, the lower the risk of dying
While the benefits of education are greatest for young people, those over 50 years still benefit from the protective effects of education.
Disadvantaged children's struggles at school have "little to do" with character, attitude, or a lack of 'growth minset'
Developing social and emotional skills are hugely valuable for children, but is it the magic bullet for tackling the socioeconomic achievement gap? Read what the researchers have to say.
Accounting is facing a labor crisis. Could fraud be part of the solution?
How will exposure to fraud in students' formative high school years, attract new talent to accounting and other professional services?
How education, work and motherhood shape women's life pathways
This article shows how specific life events, opportunities or constraints can shape later patterns in women's lives.
People taking adult education classes run lower risk of dementia
How can we best keep our brain fit as we grow older?
Parental pressures are taking the fun out of children's play
“Society today positions parents as the sole engineers in their children’s development".
Resume padding: Bad for individuals, good for society?
A CV is an example of self-reported signaling. Most of the information on it is not widely known, and the recipient expects it to be accurate and truthful.
Collaborating with a university on a new product? Let your customers know!
Consumers perceive a product as more attractive when it is portrayed as developed in collaboration with a university.
Internet access must become human right, or we risk ever-widening inequality
Internet access can make the difference between people receiving an education, staying healthy, finding a home, and securing employment – or not.
Hunter-gatherer childhoods may offer clues to improving education and wellbeing
Despite increasing uptake of baby carriers and baby massage in developed countries, levels of physical contact with infants remain far higher in hunter-gatherer societies.
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