Is your writing in need of a diet?

Is your writing in need of a diet? It is really hard to write good texts.  The reason some academic prose is so hard to read is because it is too ‘heavy’: it has too many passives, prepositions, adjectives and other complex grammar constructions. In short: it needs to lose…

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How to improve your learning

Many PhD students read and study a lot. Sometimes you do wonder how you can improve your learning. In this article I would like to suggest some recommendations, which are based on an article of the Association for Psychological Science. Why is it necessary to evaluate how you learn and…

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