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Ambient colour may not affect learning ability

A commonly held tenet of education design is that ambient colour affects students' ability to learn. Evidence from research conducted over many years indicates that some colours in the classroom enhance cognitive performance or creativity while others interfere with these...

source: By Michael J. Berens
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Thank you to members who have paid your dues on time and a gentle reminder to those who haven’t! We’ve now had our latest AGM and are moving forward with our previously announced initiative for IDRC’s Trade Education Scheme. We shall shortly embark on...

source: IDRC

When it comes to interior design and decorating, most people tend to go for colour schemes and furniture that just looks good. Unfortunately, while this may keep you happy for a little while, studies now suggest that making poor decorating...

source: Euro Weekly

Want to plant the idea that your home is warm and inviting? Paint and adorn it in the colour most connoted with planters and pots: terracotta. Experts say you wouldn’t be going out on a limb with this tone, as it’s proving an increasingly popular choice in paint...

source: The Chronicle Herald

The interior design of a home is a blank canvas on which you can pour your personality. Today, manufacturers are working hard to fit their products into your frame of choice. Changing tastes and preferences, driven by social and economic...

source: Standard Digital

Share Tweet Sometimes, the best place for shopping for your home is your home. Treasures — large and small — can be rediscovered in closets, basements and attics. Artwork and lamps can be moved from room to room...

source: Buffalo News

With the end of the fiscal year looming, small business owners in B.C. say they are considering staff layoffs and reduced hours to cope with the added costs of a new provincial employer health tax. The Employer Health...

source: Toronto Star


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