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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Handling stress: a biological view

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... in how catecholamines - which are released during stress - are broken down in the brain. One of these catecholamines is dopamine, a chemical that transmits information through the nervous system. ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: relieve anxiety the Hindu way

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... atrophy. Presumably, then, the more folding that occurs, the better the brain is at processing information, making decisions, forming memories and so forth. Lead researcher Professor Eileen Luders says: "It appears to be a powerful mental exercise with the potential to change the physical structure of the brain." While there is no dearth of information and self-help strategies, ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    The science of knowledge helps parents teach children

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... is a process of drawing connections between what is already known or understood, and new information, having prior knowledge is important to the learning process. So it is important that students memorise key principles and facts in subject areas, so that they can build new information on it, make sense of the material and easily make connections between ideas. Learning is influenced ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Stigma of epilepsy makes sufferers hide condition

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... their parents have prudently informed me about the signs I should look out for and the preferred care they would like to be given to their child. It is such hesitancy about being identified ... to negative public attitudes toward people with epilepsy, leading some patients to avoid disclosing information during the survey. They often prefer to keep their condition hidden because ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: Coping with job loss

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... children informed in a realistic way that focuses on a positive outcome. It's important for children to be given age-appropriate information and the permission to confide, so that they have ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Understand the patterns of the past and the rest is history

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... to study business administration, medicine, law, and information sciences. While history can lead to a career as a historian, archivist, journalist, heritage conservationist or civil servant, ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: understanding grades

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... They are able to use the information and apply principles in a wide variety of contexts. They can construct detailed explanations of complex phenomena and make conclusions. Indicators include ... such information available, and it is necessary to refer to it when interpreting your child's grade and putting it into the context of how well he or she is learning. Otherwise, as Bush said in 2004, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Feeling lucky, punk? A good application essay will help

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... It describes an experience that gives insight into one aspect of a student's personality. Grades and transcripts provide information about the applicant's ability. So, the essay is what ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: Liberal Studies

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Or could we nurture broader, more open-minded thinking through the way we teach? Why not disseminate information on the Hong Kong's social issues through debate between students ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - LEARNING CURVE

    Apps can be an aid to teachers

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... by Chai Lee Goi of Curtin University in Australia reveals that communication, emergency assistance and entertainment are the most important issues for student consumers. An informal survey of my ... by National Geographic, which is a digital atlas. It's packed with map views, informative photos and flags, and has made geography so much easier. All maps are completely up-to-date. Language ...




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