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OCTOBER 6, 2017 Depression Risk Reduced 44% By This Amount Of Exercise
Even relatively small amounts of exercise can help reduce the risk of developing depression. • Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do (NEW). The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic.
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OCTOBER 6, 2017 Two good books on learning
In addition to the existing good books out there (Julie Dirksen’s Design for How People Learn , Patti Schank’s new series, e.g. her book on Practice & Feedback , & Brown, et al’s Make it Stick ), I was pointed to two others. One I’d heard about but hadn’t gotten to yet, the other was new to me. And now that I’ve finished them, both are worth recommending and adding to your reading list.
| | HAROLD JARCHE
OCTOBER 6, 2017 radical ideas
Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. holden : “So a radical idea — maybe instead of teaching learners to code we should teach coders to learn: sociology, history, policy.”
- Why infolit is important for journalists
A blog post describing a librarian's response to a journalism academic who wanted journalism students to understand why "research" was important. Joyce Garczynski (Towson University’s Assistant University Librarian for Development & Communications) uses the ACRL Framework in the process of explaining this, and they did their own threshold concepts investigation to find the students' "stuck places". MORE >>
KNOW NETWORK NEWS China's Top Cities for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2017
Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen have been ranked China's top-three cities for mass entrepreneurship and innovation for two years in a row MORE >>