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BPS Research Digest: Hearing about scentists' struggles helps inspire students and boosts their learning

BPS Research Digest: Hearing about scentists' struggles helps inspire students and boosts their learning | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Science suffers from an image problem. Many students see the subject as too difficult and they think scientists are aloof boffins with big brains. A new study out of Taiwan tests the benefits of teaching high-school physics pupils about the struggles of eminent physicists - Galileo, Newton and Einstein.

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The Isolator, A Bizarre Helmet For Encouraging Concentration (1925)

The Isolator, A Bizarre Helmet For Encouraging Concentration (1925) | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

The Isolator is a bizarre helmet invented in 1925 that encourages focus and concentration by rendering the wearer deaf, piping them full of oxygen, and limiting their vision to a tiny horizontal slit.

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What to do About Scientific Fraud in Psychology

What to do About Scientific Fraud in Psychology | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Psychological science has made the headlines in the newspapers in the Netherlands again....but for all the wrong reasons.

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