Understanding & integrating different learning styles

Educators have tried to boost learning by focusing on differences in learning styles. Management consultants tout the impact that different...

Going with your gut: Making decisions based on instinct

For centuries, scientists have studied how we go about the difficult task of choosing A or B, left or right, North or South – and how both instinct and intellect figure into the process.

Visual learners convert words to pictures in the brain and vice versa

People who consider themselves visual learners, as opposed to verbal learners, have a tendency to convert linguistically presented information into a visual mental representation.

The secret of impressive writing? Keep it simple

Writers who use long words needlessly and choose complicated font styles are seen as less intelligent than those who stick with basic vocabulary and plain text, according to research from Princeton University in New Jersey.

Might lefties and righties benefit differently from a power nap?

People who like to nap say it helps them focus their minds post a little shut eye. Now, a study may have found evidence to support that notion.

It’s what you know, not who you know

Conventional wisdom tells us that in the business world, “you are who you know” — your social background and professional networks outweigh talent when it comes to career success.