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|November 14, 2013||Posted by News under Education, News|
Do-it-yourself bafflegab: a tutorial in writing badly… at university and on into your professional life
Writing well: Spice up your writing with figures of speech. Maybe figures of speech come naturally to some people. Most professional writers say they are not among those people, so go figure. Usually, you learn how to use them by example, practice—and honesty about whether your idea had the desired effect.
If so many students dream of being doctors, why is there a shortage? Financial issues may not be the only reason for the doctor shortage in small towns.
Would you like to work in advertising? Let us introduce you to (some of your) clients. They hired YOU because THEY don’t know how to explain stuff. They aren’t kidding.
How much light does lab research on university students shed on human nature? The reason is that priming experiments seldom tell us how important priming is in realistic situations. We know that it has striking effects under highly simplified and controlled laboratory conditions, where the subjects are exposed only to the stimuli that the experimenters provide. But …
School axes honor roll to prevent students feeling left out. (Who in heck decided that jocks really WANT to be nerds anyway? On what planet is this?)