Monthly Archives: July 2012

The 10 biggest Breakthroughs in the Science of Learning

I received an email this morning from someone I have never heard of.  I only opened it because of the vanity in me:  the Subject was my Blog title, Real Learning for a Change!, so I was expecting it to … Continue reading

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An NLP myth bites the dust.

Once again, a week in which one of those “Truths” that I have grown up with has been knocked off its perch.  I seem to be noticing this more often these days, which on the one hand is exciting, but … Continue reading

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Falling out of love? Fake it!

“Faking romantic feelings can lead to you falling in love……behaving as if you find someone attractive increases your susceptibility to their charms..”  This article from the Daily Telegraph ( yes, I am old fashioned enough to still enjoy having a dirty, … Continue reading

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Andy Murray. Why that speech was ACE.

If you didn’t watch the Wimbledon Men’s Finals yesterday, you missed an emotional roller coaster and several hours of gut wrenching tension mixed with euphoria and amazement.  Federer deserved to win, and my goodness Murray showed us what commitment really … Continue reading

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Angry? “Count to 10?” Wrong!!!

Oh how I love it when I read something which challenges an important “truth” that I have been holding dear for years.  I’m grateful to the Daily Telegraph for this one. According to research at Ohio State University, counting to … Continue reading

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