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How Children Learn - Photos in Textbooks - Solitary Confinement

Claudia Hammond reveals new evidence on how children's brains work and looks at how this could help children learn.

The latest neuroscientific studies on how children learn are changing traditional teaching methods. Claudia Hammond reveals new work which could challenge long held beliefs, and meets the teachers and children taking part in this ground breaking work.

Photos in Textbooks: Traditionally more boys than girls go on to university to study science. Jessica Good from Rutgers University in the States wanted to know if the difference could be explained by what she calls a hidden curriculum.

Psychological Effects of Solitary Confinement: Psychologist Craig Haney from the University of California Santa Cruz has interviewed hundreds of prisoners living in solitary confinement.

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  • Tue 6 Jul 2010 21:00
  • Wed 7 Jul 2010 16:30

How to Manage Your Worries

How to Manage Your Worries

A quick and easy guide on how to cope with the things you worry about.