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Teenagers, Stress and Social Media

What we see online is not always what happens in real life. No-one is as happy as they seem on Facebook, as wise as they seem on twitter or as

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The Language of Growth Mindset

How can we best help young people develop a growth mindset language? This question is currently being debated in psychology labs, staff-rooms and

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Fomo, Stress and Sleeplessness: Are Smartphones Bad For Students?

As with all technology, mobile phones can have their pros and cons,depending on how they are used. At their best, they can be useful tools for

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Confidence: Use The Past, Present & Future

Confidence. No other quality is seen as so elusive yet so important for performance. Everyone knows they need it to perform at their best, yet

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9 Ways For Students to Overcome FOMO

The teenage brain works differently to adults. Studies have shown that being ostracised from the group will impact on them more.  This higher

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9 Common Thinking Biases

Our thought processes are not always the clearest. They are not always the most rational. Psychologists have identified over 100 of these thinking

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The Perfect Way To Wake Up

Getting a good night’s sleep is vital for health and happiness, improving our memory, mood and immune system. But did you know how you wake up is

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Performing Better Under Pressure

Pressure is an interesting thing. For some people, it makes them nervous. Which often leads to making sloppy mistakes and generally

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Understanding The Teenage Brain

Teenagers think differently to grownups – they are more likely to take risks, be sleepy, misread emotions, give in to peer-pressure and lack

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The Psychological Benefits of Mock Exams

Many things happen in the first week of December: Christmas songs get played incessantly in supermarkets and restaurants; you have to turn the

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