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Get more done: How to create a productive study space

Rate this article and enter to win You’re ready to study, for real this time. You sit at your desk and rub the ache at the back of your neck. Your phone chirps. Your friend sent you a video of a koala eating a leaf. Actually, you’re hungry. You head for the kitchen. Did you [...]

Speaking, performing, presenting? How to turn fear into fuel

Rate this article and enter to win Articles about performance anxiety, aka “stage fright,” usually start the same way: Surveys reveal that we fear public speaking more than anything else, including death. Well, I’m pleased to report that’s no longer true. Snakes and heights preceded all other fears for Canadians, according to a 2015 survey [...]

Ask the professor: What’s a good way to retain the information you just read?

—Jaidan O.*, Portland State University, Oregon (*Name changed) Reading is one of those academic activities that some students love to hate. And in this technology-driven world, which provides all kinds of engaging ways to learn, reading seems so… well, “last century.” Here’s the difference: While your latest smartphone may be outdated next week, good old-fashioned […]

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