Do you have trouble getting started with your work? Do you have a tendency to leave your work until the last minute?
New research shows that your amygdala and emotions may be part of the problem.
In a recently published study, Caroline Schluter and her colleagues at Ruhr University found that people who have a […]
We live in a world where we are conditioned to want instant results with minimal effort. The expectation is that we can have anything we want, right now. Success included.
This is perhaps why Australians spend approximately $2 billion a year on lottery tickets. Every time someone purchases a lotto ticket, they’re buying […]
In pre-internet days, it was much easier to focus and complete your work.
If you were struggling, you couldn’t escape to the worlds of Facebook, YouTube and Netflix for instant relief.
How do I know?
Because I was born before 1985. I know what it feels like to be a student with and without the Internet. […]
I recently overheard a year 12 student say to her friend:
“I can’t be bothered studying English … I can’t be bothered studying maths or biology … I’ll just sit here and do nothing.”
I suspect that this student was feeling overwhelmed by everything she had to do.
And we all know […]