Archive for February, 2013

Pliant Mind Challenge: Causality

Challenge: Propose an alternative to causality.

Note that you do not need to believe it to be true in order to propose it. Consider the following within your formulation, as needed: The knowledge of a causal explanation of one’s behavior necessarily changes one’s relationship to that behavior and may render the causal explanation obsolete (or at least incomplete).

Share your answer in the comments section below.

Test Anxiety Tips

Top 12 Tips For Reducing Test Anxiety

The standardized test crusade initiated by the No Child Left Behind Act has left students under more testing pressures than ever before. While many debate the merits of standardized testing, the reality for students remains having to cope with these pressures.

Luckily, both educators and researchers have learned a great deal about how …

Education From Within

Personal Experience and Individual Passions: Keys to Academic Excellence

Education in our modern age tends to favor a standardized approach to learning. While this serves the statistical best interests of the educational system, it can have a demoralizing effect on students who learn unconventionally.  The idea of mass public education is to put students more or less on the same page, with a comparable set of skills and knowledge. The …