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How are college students coping with the new normal?

How are college students coping with the new normal?

With the usually bustling early weeks of college dampened by distancing, how are students coping? Despite the downsides, Zofia Niemtus finds the long-term effects may not be as bad as first feared

11 min read 6 Nov 2020
Obesity is psychological, not just physical

Obesity is psychological, not just physical

Reclassifying obesity as a special educational need could help schools – and, by extension, society – start thinking differently about this misunderstood condition

4 min read 6 Nov 2020
Taming your maverick teachers
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Taming your maverick teachers

Top Gun teachers may achieve daredevil feats in the classroom, but they’re not always easy to work with. Grainne Hallahan explores how to get them to follow orders without stripping them of their...

6 min read 6 Nov 2020
The benefits of smiling in school – even if it’s faked
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The benefits of smiling in school – even if it’s faked

From stress relief to good grades, grinning in a school setting has a raft of benefits – even if you’re faking it, discovers Carly Page. Which is great news if your default facial expression is less...

6 min read 6 Nov 2020
The psychological impact of obesity on children
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The psychological impact of obesity on children

Research suggests that children who are obese are more likely to suffer mental health problems than other children – and, among several damaging knock-on effects, it’s harming their attainment at...

7 min read 6 Nov 2020
Taming your maverick teachers
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Taming your maverick teachers

Top Gun teachers may achieve daredevil feats in the classroom, but they’re not always easy to work with. Grainne Hallahan explores how to get them to follow orders without stripping them of their...

6 min read 6 Nov 2020
The benefits of smiling in school – even if it’s faked
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The benefits of smiling in school – even if it’s faked

From stress relief to good grades, grinning in a school setting has a raft of benefits – even if you’re faking it, discovers Carly Page. Which is great news if your default facial expression is less...

6 min read 6 Nov 2020
The psychological impact of obesity on children
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The psychological impact of obesity on children

Research suggests that children who are obese are more likely to suffer mental health problems than other children – and, among several damaging knock-on effects, it’s harming their attainment at...

7 min read 6 Nov 2020