In the age of mobile technology, we have more power and flexibility to choose our own settings for work and study. We can spend our productive time alone, with peers, at home, in an office, or even in a park or at the beach.
When taking stock of study options, it's important to be realistic, weigh the pros and cons, and choose the study environment that best suits the situation.
Would you prefer to study indoors or outdoors? Which is more appropriate for the work at hand? Which emphasizes you...
How do the unique facets of juvenile brains influence criminal behavior? What happens to these brains when they interact with a justice system designed for adults? Does it make sense to try juveniles as adults? There are many answers to these questions. Enlightening new facts about the human brain – particularly an adolescent’s – is shaping the way experts view individual juvenile criminal cases as well as how criminal justice is taught to 21st century students.
How do we make use of the abundance of data generated through new technologies? Are the revolutionary capabilities of data science evenly distributed across the business landscape? Why are so many companies still struggling with business intelligence, predictive analytics, machine learning, and tracking their data? What do data scientists actually do?
Patient-centered care (otherwise known as a "patient-centric” approach to medicine, healthcare, and the associated processes and technology) represents a paradigm shift in how patients, providers, and other participants think about the processes of treatment and healing.
Defined by the Institute of Medicine as the act of "providing care that is respectful of, and responsive to, individual patient preferences, needs and values, and ensuring that patient values guide all clinical decisions," pa...
Perhaps the easiest way to explain now what a zine was then is to work backwards. Zines were like blogs on paper. They usually started as the work of a lone weirdo, dedicated to an unusual interest or mode of communication, putting out their work for a devoted cult following and vast commercial indifference.
Professional development is more than just a job perk—it's a job requirement. In order to learn the newest technologies and best practices, you need to keep up with the latest developments in your field. Online professional development courses offer an opportunity to hone your existing skills and pick up new ones as you grow in your career.
Marketing operations (MO) refers to the strategies and tactics that address the need for businesses to streamline, systematize, and analyze their marketing endeavors. An often overlooked field, it involves planning, managing, measuring, benchmarking, and quantifying marketing campaigns. It requires determining their return on investment and demands taking a broad view and fixing marketing potholes before anyone hits them.
Welcome to the fascinating and frustrating world of cognitive bias—it's full of challenge and opportunity. And although cognitive biases exist only in our heads, they affect everything around us, including our work.
Fast-moving technological advances help explain why the mHealth (mobile health) industry is growing so rapidly. Mobile technology is proving useful for a broad range of new applications, and it has inspired a rethinking of many aspects of healthcare.
As our international and interpersonal networks grow larger and stronger, a little information can go a long way. Our world is getting smaller. Our technology is getting smaller, too. And it's getting a lot more powerful.
For centuries, collecting blood specimens has been difficult, painful, and very, very important. It's an essential part of the process for scientific research, for developing new drugs, and for treating patients effectively.
By Emerson Dameron
Watching a museum close is often a reason to grieve. But what if the celebration of the ephemeral is built into its playful spirit, into its mission?
A few years ago, two friends in Phoenix, Tanner Woodford and Mark Dudlik, decided to found a magazine devoted to graphic design. They interviewed legends in the business such as Rick Valicenti, Milton Glaser and Ivan Chermayeff. Even as the magazine itself stalled out, the two became ever more invested in the culture surroundi...
Thanks to advances in science, it is now possible to generate a large amount of data from a small amount of biological fluid. If appropriately collected, samples as small as 10 or 20 μL can yield enormous amounts of information. The process of collecting these small samples of blood, urine, or other such material is called microsampling.
Great presentations communicate information that audiences can retain and act on. As a presenter, it is crucial that you capture your audience's attention for as long as it takes so your message can resonate. Many people have to present at some point in their career--whether its for a client pitch, an internal presentation, a job interview or a presentation to your team, it's critital to be engaging, be articulate and memorable.
As you plan your presentation, there are several key steps you c...