How hiking makes you smarter

Take some time for a walk in the park. The research supports the value of certain kinds of fun time. A recent study was conducted at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. Earlier, related research found that people who live near forested Continue reading How hiking makes you smarter

Do you need 1,000 hours of practice for everything?

Here’s a shortcut to mastering any art, any sport, any knowledge. In his book, Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell notes that it takes 10,000 hours of practice to become a true virtuoso at something. A more scientific approach discussed in The Talent Continue reading Do you need 1,000 hours of practice for everything?

How to study science: How long should you study?

Want to really know how to study science? Lauren was studying physics while she prepared herself for the AP Biology exam. She was also learning how to play guitar and she practiced a martial art. When she got home from Continue reading How to study science: How long should you study?