Theme: New Research

Slow Science

The New Scientist says (rightly) that we need slow science to sow the seeds of future prosperity:

Slow burner

Turns out speed reading isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

Slow Science

The publish-or-perish model is stifling innovation + fostering timid scientific research. Time for a Slow Science revolution

Switch off

Surprise, surprise: children do better in schools that ban mobile phones.

Old-school books

Reading to toddlers with real books seems to foster richer learning than does reading with e-readers or tablets.

Time Flies. Or does it?

Fascinating piece on chronic impatience and how we experience time in a fast world.

Slow Learning?

Typing is fast. Handwriting is slow. Which is why we learn better when we take notes with pen and paper. 

Take a break

All work and no play makes Jack a dull (and unproductive) boy. Why slowing down works in the workplace.

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