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Don’t stress about stress, lessen your stress for studying and exams

https://hbr.org/2014/11/how-to-handle-stress-in-the-moment/?utm_source=Socialflow&utm_medium=Tweet&utm_campaign=Socialflow

http://campusmindworks.org/students/self_care/managing_stress.asp

http://www.stressbusting.co.uk/how-to-deal-with-exam-stress/

http://www.independent.co.uk/student/student-life/10-ways-to-beat-exam-stress-9055969.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/student/student-life/the-science-of-exam-stress-beating-the-study-blues-9049100.html

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Personalised Learning

http://www.personalizelearning.com/2014/04/what-do-you-mean-by-personalization.html

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The music you should listen to at work

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/11179017/This-is-the-kind-of-music-you-should-listen-to-at-work.html

What do you listen to at work?

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How to own a Hilux and how to remember stuff

I’m a sucker for anything that makes fun of gender stereotyping (there really are no women in this ad.!) and there are so many in the latest Toyota spot I had to watch it over and over to catch them all. Love the ending too.

And an excellent description of the differences between short-term memory, working memory and long-term memory, with teaching hints for all three:

http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/oct14/vol72/num02/Which-Strategy-Works-Best%C2%A2.aspx

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Having trouble with your studies?

http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/publications/observer/2009/december-09/helping-failing-students-2.html
https://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/publications/observer/2010/january-10/helping-failing-students.html

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Pontificating Professors and pointless Powerpoints

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/16/opinion/sunday/kristof-professors-we-need-you.html?_r=0

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/education/2014/03/powerpoint_in_higher_education_is_ruining_teaching.html

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Self-reflective improvement

http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/teaching-intelligence-lessons-in-learning/2004205.article

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