Why am I scared? The science behind fear.

Biologically speaking, fear is an incredibly important feeling to have as it is responsible for helping us to get out of dangerous or scary situations. This could be something like running away from a crocodile to simply giving a speech to huge group of people. Whatever it is, it’s terrifying for us isn’t it? However, … Continue reading Why am I scared? The science behind fear.

Versatile Blogger Award

My first award! Thank you It's Not What It's Why for this nomination The award rules are: Thank the person who nominated you Share the award on your blog Share seven random facts about yourself Tag 15 fellow bloggers and let them know that they have been nominated. So, these are the facts about GlamSci Bloggers: Christine: … Continue reading Versatile Blogger Award

So You Want to Learn Science? Pt 2 – The Brain, a Beginner’s Manual.

In Science (and elsewhere) there can be so much to learn that we may often forget things, miss them entirely as we go along (just a few months ago I googled, ‘what even is fire?’, I kid you not) and face difficult problems that can seem insurmountable at first, so it helps to make our … Continue reading So You Want to Learn Science? Pt 2 – The Brain, a Beginner’s Manual.

So You Want to Learn Science? Pt 1 – Getting in the Right Frame of Mind

What factors determine success? What can science tell us about the best ways to learn? Over the past few months I’ve been doing a little research in this area. In this post, I’ll be discussing how to get into the right frame of mind to learn anything, dispelling a few myths about what it takes … Continue reading So You Want to Learn Science? Pt 1 – Getting in the Right Frame of Mind