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  • Can talking two languages keep your brain healthy? Creative commons image Icon Roland Tanglao under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Can talking two languages keep your brain healthy?

    By Gaia Vince

    Around the world, the ability to switch between languages is common - and possibly innate. Gaia Vance asks if...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    14 Sep 2017

  • Can talking two languages keep your brain healthy?

    Can talking two languages keep your brain healthy? Creative commons image Icon Roland Tanglao under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    Around the world, the ability to switch between languages is common - and possibly innate. Gaia Vance asks if monoglots are missing out on something...
  • Space for reflection Creative commons image Icon Herry Lawford under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Space for reflection

    By Madhavi Kapur

    Madhavi Kapur, head of the Rewachand Bhojwani Academy, explains why many schools in Asia find students benefit from a...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    14 Sep 2017

  • Space for reflection

    Space for reflection Creative commons image Icon Herry Lawford under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    Madhavi Kapur, head of the Rewachand Bhojwani Academy, explains why many schools in Asia find students benefit from a little breathing space.
  • A Support Net: Can you help someone in need? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    A Support Net: Can you help someone in need?

    By Dr Mathijs Lucassen

    All of us will experience personal challenges, but could you make a positive impact on someone's life? Try our...

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    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Sep 2017

  • A Support Net: Can you help someone in need?

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    A Support Net: Can you help someone in need? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 01 Sep 2017
    All of us will experience personal challenges, but could you make a positive impact on someone's life? Try our wellbeing interactive 'A Support Net' to see...
  • For older people, the storms might abate but the harm persists Creative commons image Icon jillcarson.org under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    For older people, the storms might abate but the harm persists

    By Sue Anne Belle

    For older people, the effects of being caught in a natural disaster can remain long after the clear-up teams have...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    29 Aug 2017

  • For older people, the storms might abate but the harm persists

    For older people, the storms might abate but the harm persists Creative commons image Icon jillcarson.org under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2017
    For older people, the effects of being caught in a natural disaster can remain long after the clear-up teams have moved on. Sue Anne Belle explains why.
  • The suicide of The Ceasefire Babies Creative commons image Icon Philip Ray under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    The suicide of The Ceasefire Babies

    By Lyra McKee

    In Northern Ireland, more people took their own lives in the 16 years after the Troubles than died during them. Why?...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • The suicide of The Ceasefire Babies

    The suicide of The Ceasefire Babies Creative commons image Icon Philip Ray under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    In Northern Ireland, more people took their own lives in the 16 years after the Troubles than died during them. Why? Lyra McKee finds out.
  • Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help? Creative commons image Icon Ben+Sam under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help?

    By Professor Kenneth Rigby

    Research from Australia suggests there are many reasons why children subjected to bullying don't ask their teachers...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help?

    Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help? Creative commons image Icon Ben+Sam under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Research from Australia suggests there are many reasons why children subjected to bullying don't ask their teachers to get involved. Kenneth Rigby shares...
  • Can we get to a world without suicide? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Free-Photos

    Can we get to a world without suicide?

    By Simon Usborne

    After his son’s suicide aged 18, Steve Mallen sees the world differently. Along with a growing number of mental...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    23 Aug 2017

  • Can we get to a world without suicide?

    Can we get to a world without suicide? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Free-Photos
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 23 Aug 2017
    After his son’s suicide aged 18, Steve Mallen sees the world differently. Along with a growing number of mental health experts, he wants to reduce the...
  • Dementia Awareness: What is dementia, and how can we reduce the risk? Creative commons image Icon McBeth under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license

    Dementia Awareness: What is dementia, and how can we reduce the risk?

    By The OpenLearn team

    Know the signs, help those who are affected and get vital information on this debilitating disorder.

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    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    10 Aug 2017

  • Dementia Awareness: What is dementia, and how can we reduce the risk?

    Dementia Awareness: What is dementia, and how can we reduce the risk? Creative commons image Icon McBeth under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 10 Aug 2017
    Know the signs, help those who are affected and get vital information on this debilitating disorder.
  • Magical Modernity in a Muggle World? Witchcraft, Spirituality and Everyday Enchantment

    By Dr Sara MacKian

    Does magic only exist in the wizarding world for the likes of Harry Potter? Dr Sara MacKian explores all the...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Jul 2017

  • Magical Modernity in a Muggle World? Witchcraft, Spirituality and Everyday Enchantment

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 Jul 2017
    Does magic only exist in the wizarding world for the likes of Harry Potter? Dr Sara MacKian explores all the enchantment and spiritualities of our muggle...
  • Hospital: Dementia patients Creative commons image Icon Nick under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Hospital: Dementia patients

    Dementia can be distressing for patients and their families. The Hospital team follow staff at St Marys as they...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jul 2017

  • Hospital: Dementia patients

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    Hospital: Dementia patients Creative commons image Icon Nick under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Jul 2017
    Dementia can be distressing for patients and their families. The Hospital team follow staff at St Marys as they respond health care needs - which might not...