Education


Finding Online Courses to Enhance Education

The Internet provides loads of information. There are pros and cons to this. The pros are that gap between the expert and the average person has significantly shrunk. However, the main con to this is that with all this information it is very easy to fall victim to false data.


5 Ways to Increase Your Learning Capacity

Increasing your personal capacity for learning is a complicated thing. Learning things tends to be be very situational; the protocol draws on the facts relating to the precise circumstance.


Understanding Your Hierarchy of Needs

Abraham Maslow (1908-1970) was one of the founders of the humanistic school of psychology, which emerged in the 50's and 60's. Maslow, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, served on the faculty of Brooklyn College from 1937 to 1951.


Five Things You Know But Don't Really "Know"

There are many facts of life that are continually present to us. The fact that we see these things time and time again means that they should be considered staples of the way we live.


9 Ways to Get More Out of Your Books

As a college philosophy major, I find myself spending a large amount of time reading. While time constraints are a problem all their own, the greatest problem I face with these sometimes difficult to understand texts is actually absorbing the information I wish to retain.


The Importance of Problem Solving

The title of this article seems to induce a kind of "duh" feeling, even within myself. I might as well have titled it "The Importance of Eating" or "The Importance of Breathing." The truth is that most can see that problem solving has an extreme importance in today's fast-paced society.


Four Surefire Ways to Inhibit Growth

The process of trial and error is one that is both a blessing and a curse. No matter what the effect of what we are attempting is, we can learn something from the outcome.


The Immune System Analogy for Growth

There are many things that I can wholesomely say that I am thankful for, but the stand out of these things is, on a significant scale, my parents.


Out of Your Element and Growing

It's no secret that all of us are different. In some way or another we differ, whether it be our beliefs, opinions, height, weight, backround, etc.


Finding the Idea Behind the Idea

It's no secret that we live in a very superficial, outward based society. Most of the time it seems as though people would rather look like something than actually be something. Worse yet, some people may believe that looking like something will make them something.


Examining Beginner's Luck

As the chips came my way and the sense of victory filled me, my heart began to slow down, began to come back down to earth. Sure, I had just won.