Friday, February 24, 2012

5 Research Studies to Apply to Your Life and Classroom

Try Exercising During the Middle of the Day for an Energy and Productivity Boost [Lifehacker] - For your health, and maybe something you could also apply with your students (brain breaks are a good idea).

It's Time to Bust the Myth That Girls Don't Like Science [GOOD]

Burnout Is Real: How to Identify and Address Your Burnout Problem [Lifehacker]

Is Angry Birds Keeping Your Brain Healthy? [Mashable] - Spoiler alert: the answer is yes.

Avoid Working Long Hours of Overtime to Reduce Your Risk of Depression [Lifehacker]

I know this is very Lifehacker-heavy, but they do as good a job as anybody of keeping up with interesting research.  It should definitely be on your regular reading list.