Tag Archives: Want

‘I worry about the future. I want to know where Emma will go if I’m not able to mind her’

These breaks have been few and far between. They’ve never been away from home for any more than a few days at a time and have never taken a foreign holiday. Emma was born with a rare genetic condition called Angelman Syndrome which is characterised by severe intellectual disability. She is non-verbal – although she… Read More »

Want black women students to stay in STEM? Help them find role models who look like them

Representation matters for Black women college students when it comes to belonging in rigorous science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs, according to a new study. Having role models who share their racial identity is vital to signaling a sense of belonging for women of color college students. “Women who feel like they belong are… Read More »

Do You Want To Be Happier? Exercise More

Researchers at the University of Michigan analyzed 23 research papers on the connection between physical exercise and happiness. They reported that as little as 10 minutes of exercise a day was linked with joyful moods. The type of exercise did not matter. Those who exercised a little more were around 30% more likely to consider… Read More »