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- Understanding Scotland and England: Scotland and the Jacobean Union of 1604-7
Anxiety sits in and dictates your emotional state. Fight and flight thus tend to be detrimental to success. We perform much better in stressful situations when we enter what is called a challenge response. Instead of panic or recklessness, our brains maximize focus so that we perform at our best. The key to making stress an asset is to train the brain into forgoing threat response in favor of challenge response...
All parents want their kids to be happy. I mean, obviously. But for most of history in most of the world that has meant keeping them from hunger and death and physical bodily harm. What happens when those threats aren’t quite so looming? ...
"The ability to ask the right questions is the single most important skill." -- President, BOC Edwards
A challenging GCSE maths question has left students so confused and angry that they are calling on the exam board to lower its grade boundaries.
The conundrum, set by Edexcel, involves a girl called Hannah, her bag of sweets and a perplexing equation...