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Want to develop ‘grit’? Take up surfing Health

Want to develop ‘grit’? Take up surfing

August 31 2017

By Rhi Willmot, PhD Researcher in Behavioural and Positive Psychology, Bangor University

People with grit persist, and are more likely to succeed in challenging circumstances

Smartphone apps help those with brain injuries, and everyone else’s memory too Health

Smartphone apps help those with brain injuries, and everyone else’s memory too

July 13 2017

By Dana Wong MAPS, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Neuropsychology, Monash University

Research suggests apps simply free our minds to focus on other things - rather than making our memories lazier

Confidence can be a bad thing – here’s why Work & performance

Confidence can be a bad thing – here’s why

July 7 2017

By Stuart Beattie, Lecturer of Psychology, Bangor University, Tim Woodman, Professor and Head of the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, Bangor University

Over confidence can undermine effort and lead to poor results

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