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On SAGE Insight: Adaptation of Gaming Features for Motivating Learners

From Simulation & Gaming Many learning environments are quickly deserted by learners, even if they are efficient. Gamification of learning environments is a recent approach used to enhance learners’ motivation and participation.  In this article, authors are interested in gamification in order to address … Continue reading

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When it comes to depressed men in the military, does size matter?

Size Matters: Stature is Related to Diagnoses of Depression in Young Military Men   From SAGE Open Both short and tall men in the military are more at risk for depression than their uniformed colleagues of average height, this study finds. … Continue reading

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Experiencing different cultures enhances creativity

When in Rome…Learn why the Romans do what they do:  how multicultural learning experiences facilitate creativity   From Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin   This research reveals that creativity can be enhanced by experiencing cultures different from one’s own. Three … Continue reading

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Mounting evidence links global warming to the spread of disease

Climate change and communicable disease: what are the risks? From Journal of Infection Prevention There is an increasing amount of evidence acknowledging that infectious diseases are associated with heatwaves, storms, floods, fires, and droughts. While we are often made aware of … Continue reading

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