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Study Tips for Students

Posted by on May 20, 2013 in Featured, Study Tips | 0 comments

Study Tips for Students

We all have our favourite revision strategies, well-honed from the countless exams we’ve taken in our lifetime. Highlighting, scribbling down quick summaries, re-reading all our notes until we can recite them backwards to name just a few. But are these tactics effective? Professor John Dunlosky shares his expertise on the subject.   According to Dunlosky, many of the common techniques students use are simply ineffective. For instance, summarizing material has been proven to be just as effective as re-reading, which Dunlosky is quick to point out, isn’t a very helpful revision...

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Natural’s Not Enough

Posted by on May 11, 2013 in Plastic Surgery | 0 comments

Natural’s Not Enough

Germaine Greer begins her book, The Whole Woman, with this statement: “Every woman knows that, regardless of all her other achievements, she is a failure if she is not beautiful.” (P 23).   Plastic surgery is a booming business. And it takes advantage of woman’s insecurities. So why are woman so insecure? Why aren’t men flocking in the same way to the plastic surgeons carving scalpels and syringes?   In my opinion, as the percentage of women slicing and dicing their body’s steadily creeps up, the effects of feminism are sliding down deeper and deeper into the cavernous...

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Materialism in Modern Life

Posted by on May 10, 2013 in Featured, Lifestyle, Materialism | 0 comments

Materialism in Modern Life

Have we come a long way since the 1950’s in terms of happiness, success, wealth? We would like to think we have but research may suggest otherwise.

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