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Other Words for Learning: Lifestyle

INTERHEART Study: Over 90%  of heart attacks (myocardial infractions) can be attributed to lifestyle. America Cancer Society: There is an 82% correlation between lifestyles and cancers. Lifestyle (n.): First used in 1921 by psychologist Alfred Adler for “a person’s basic character as established early in childhood”. Since 1961 the word has broadly meant, “a way or style of living” […]

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Re: “We only use 10% of our Brains anyway!”

The Brain Clock “Times” featured a story entitled: “We only use 10% of our Brains anyway!” The story, while dispelling the “we only use 10% of our brain” misconception, perpetuates an even more insidious one.  The author traces the origin of the 10% myth back to William James who is reported to have said:  “We […]

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Re: One Third of Adults “Not Learning” – BBC – We Need a Better Definition of Learning

re: One Third of Adults “Not Learning” – BBC – We Need a Better Definition of Learning From the post: “The study defines learning as being not only taking formal courses but also practising, studying or reading to develop skills, knowledge, abilities or understanding of something.” My comment: The way we define learning is in itself […]

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