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Retractions and Covid-19: a look into bad science

Every once in a while, we are reminded of the wisdom in ancient tales. During the current pandemic, we are specifically reminded of one of the most famous tales of Aesop’s fables, the “tortoise and the hare”, which gave rise to the famous idiom “slow and steady wins the race”. The metaphorical race, in this […]

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A work-play balance is the key to success after all

Researchers from the National University of Singapore and Indiana University published findings in July which suggest that ‘strategic indulgence’ can help students reduce the distraction of pleasurable, non-academic activities during term time. Traditionally, research on academic success is centred around the students’ ability to concentrate on school. The team of scientists reassessed that paradigm to […]