Tag Archives: rumination

Post Of The Week – Saturday 27th September, 2014

1) Strategies For Memory Improvement I’ve been spending some of the week thinking about how we learn languages. I’ve set my Year 7s a homework where they have to learn some Latin words but also explain in a post on their Google Classroom page how they went about learning them. I’m hoping to have a […]

Post Of The Week – Saturday 13th September 2014

1) Diets Again I posted last week a link to a BBC story about diets. There’s a dispute going on at the moment between supporters of low carb and low fat diets. This story seemed to suggest that really it doesn’t matter which you choose provided that you stick to it. This blog offers a […]

Post Of The week – Thursday 9th January 2014

1) A Couple More Things About Depression When we were looking at the clinical characteristics of depression, there was some surprise that about twice as many women as men are diagnosed with depression and that depression is increasingly a disease of late adolescence and early adulthood. In previous versions of this course, the gender issue […]

AS Stress – Bigger Picture Thinking

In our lessons, we will concentrate on core text book research into stress. You will be looking at definitions, studies, strengths and limitations. Some of those studies are quite old. However, we can’t let the topic pass without looking at some of the research being done right now. This research both gives you a better […]

Post Of The Week – Thursday 17th October

1) Doug Kenrick Being Entertaining We come across Doug Kenrick’s work when we look at theories about sexual behaviour and parental investment in the Relationships topic in A2. Here he is in a TEDx lecture talking about this and other research, all of which relates to his concerns in Evolutionary Psychology. Wide ranging and entertaining. […]