A week of celebration in a Melbourne school helped mistake-wary students understand the power of getting things wrong
Strict targets are hailed as key to top performance. But researchers have found they hold many people back
Swapping traditional psychometric tests for game-based assessments has the potential to provide more accurate measures of cognitive ability – and increase the fun factor.
Over confidence can undermine effort and lead to poor results
We are easily tricked into wrongly believing we will recall particular information
Working memory is central to our functioning but it ebbs and flows over our lifespan
Attentive teachers and parents can help developing teenagers navigate academic disruption
Moments of pure absorption in your work provide powerful insights that help to boost your wellbeing and performance
Open-plan offices and hot-desking are taking a toll on workplace relationships. Modern offices are making workers less friendly rather than more, as they struggle with noise, distractions and a lack of belonging.
Our fast-changing world will require new responses. Critical thinking will be important to ensure we can navigate the complexities of modern times. But what is it?