Daily Prompt: Expert – ‘Practice Makes Perfect’

Expert Have you ever tried to pat your head and rub your stomach at the same time? This is a classic example of a dual task performance, and what many have tried to understand is can the performance of these tasks be improved in any way? A suggestion that has been posed by psychologists is practice; repeating something over and over again. At a time when the Olympics has just passed and with only 9 days until the paralympics, there is a certain amount of evidence that practice does indeed make perfect. Yet how many hours do we need to … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Expert – ‘Practice Makes Perfect’

Daily Prompt: Cheat – in exams?

Cheat can mean many things to people, many immediately think about relationships… This is not what came to my mind first however, I do not know whether this is because I am happy in the relationship I am in, or whether I am naive to the cheating environment. Cheat…. or cheating (a doing word) the teacher in me exploded out and all I could think about was those students that asked me to help them cheat in their Maths GCSE. Now the fact that the GCSE results came out last Thursday may be the main reason why this has been … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Cheat – in exams?