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By Eric Hoover The big, unregulated industry that helps colleges generate “leads” “is undergoing a radical transformation that threatens to cause a college-access crisis,” a new report says.
The concept of time is astounding and exciting. Along with the three known spatial dimensions (length, breadth, and height), it is thought to be a fundamental quality of the universe that together make up what Einstein initially characterized as spacetime. In addition, Einstein demonstrated that time is relative and that gravity and acceleration cause it to slow down. Time is thus not a constant that exists everywhere in the cosmos but is relative
Most of us, as adults, tend to downplay the influence that our birth families, or the “family of origin,” as therapists refer to them, have on our everyday decisions and lives. But in reality, the family you were born into and reared you still impacts your adult emotions, behaviors, and decisions. The term “the good enough mother” was initially used by D.W. Winnicott in his ground-breaking book Playing and Reality in 1953.
Self-mutilation, often known as self-harm, is the purposeful infliction of physical suffering on oneself. Self-harm may also refer to internal or emotional damage, such as drinking toxic quantities of alcohol or drugs or purposefully engaging in unsafe sex. External self-harm, such as cutting, burning, scratching, and other types of injury, is often referred to as self-harm. The Causes of Self-Harm in People Self-injurers may believe that doing so allows them to
Anxiety is both a mental and bodily condition of unfavorable anticipation. Physically, it is defined by uncomfortable activation of several physiological systems, and mentally, it is marked by elevated arousal and fear twisted into excruciating worry—all to assist reaction to an unknown threat, whether real or imagined. The physical sensations of jitteriness, a racing heart, and the cognitive thoughts of dread in expectation of some negative consequence are intended to cause discomfort. Anxiety is
Perception is reality is a phrase we often hear in the workplace, politics, relationships, and anywhere there is a dispute or conflict. This adage is often employed to support a perspective that is either blatantly unrealistic or objectively unreasonable. It is used to bully others into embracing someone’s chosen version of reality. From a philosophical standpoint, this proverb produces a sense of relativism in more likely absolute situations (think “the world is flat”).
By Francie Diep “It remains more of an open question than those of us who are academics would like it to be,” one expert said.
‘It’s Making Us Accomplices’: A University Tells Faculty to ‘Remain Neutral’ on Abortion Discussions in Class
By Nell Gluckman University of Idaho faculty members are concerned about restrictive guidance they received from their university telling them what they can and cannot say about abortion.
By Megan ZahneisThe pandemic and its aftermath have "created a tsunami of hiring and retention challenges," according to a recent Chronicle survey.
My father, Malcolm Skilbeck, who has died aged 89, had a distinguished international career in education. Passionate about the transformative potential of learning, he was disappointed in the reductive testing regimes that have overtaken schooling, but remained hopeful for the possibility of progressive change.He was an early, intuitive environmentalist, and supported himself as a student at the University of Sydney by working in a plant nursery. He walked these parallel
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