The experimental method

In my experience the most effective way of helping students understand the experimental method is through carrying out an experiment with the class. The Teacher’s Companion (handouts 137 and 138) contains resources to conduct a class memory experiment or you could run a simple Stroop test as explained below. The following activities could be used […]

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Life as an OUP author: Mike Cardwell

Many years ago, a colleague outlined his idealised book-writing scenario to me. It involved a sunny comfortable study, a glass of wine and the sounds of Mozart gently wafting through the room as the ideas flowed freely.  That did sound attractive, but as I’ve discovered, the truth is nothing at all like that. Sure, I […]

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