Bad Dreams About Your Upcoming Exam May Work To Your Advantage

A recent study shows that medical students who had negative dreams about an exam the night before did better than those students who didn't. The results offer support for the Threat Simulation Theory, which suggests we dream as a way to prepare for real-life threats. » 11/04/14 6:00pm 11/04/14 6:00pm

The birth of Scantrons, the bane of standardized testing

A series of one thousand ovals oriented on a delicate sheet of paper, often coming along with a 25-30 page test booklet full of multiple choice and devilish K-Type questions. Even if it's been a decade since you darkened a classroom, a Scantron sheet can send chills up your spine. » 5/13/12 9:00am 5/13/12 9:00am