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The Complete Guide to Strength Training (2015): An A-1 resource for evidence-based practice in strength training

I am very highly impressed with The Complete Guide to Strength Training (2015) by Anita Bean, the fifth edition of the book. It makes good sense for a book of this kind to go through successive editions, thereby keeping up to … Continue reading

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Evidence-based practice and the eradication of science

I have an interest in evidence-based practice. When scientific data and research are under threat, each of us as a citizen is under threat. In an earlier post, I’ve discussed the role of fraud in relation to scientific credentials. At the … Continue reading

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What can we learn about evidence-based practice when we read about Tecumseh?

The October 2013 issue of Fife & Drum, the the newsletter of The Friends of Fort York and Garrison Common, can be accessed here: fife-and-drum-oct-2013 When I first encountered the newsletter, I printed it out and found that the font … Continue reading

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Mr. Putin (2015) illustrates that story management is possible even in the absence of evidence-based biographical details

In a previous post, I’ve discussed the Story of Mississauga, which I’ve been following since January 2017. The project is driven by a focused approach toward heritage management. The Story of Mississauga is concerned, as well, with community engagement. It’s my … Continue reading

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Continual learning and patient-focused practice in health care and 226 square feet of shelter

I’m pleased to share with you the headlines and opening paragraphs or other excerpts from several articles. 1. From Britain, here’s to your health (André Picard) From the middle of the article, two paragraphs: Dr. Berwick’s report begins with some … Continue reading

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Some links regarding empathy

At a page at this website dealing with mindfulness meditation, I’ve shared a comment about empathy. In order to bring attention to the comment, I have created the current blog post. The comment reads: Empathy A July 12, 2012 Wired … Continue reading

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Skepticism with regard to the concept of “learning styles” is hugely warranted, no matter how popular the concept may be

A March 13, 2017 Guardian article is entitled: “Teachers must ditch ‘neuromyth’ of learning styles, say scientists: Eminent academics from worlds of neuroscience, education and psychology voice concerns over popularity of method.” An excerpt from the article reads: The letter, organised … Continue reading

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Empathy is great provided that we use it wisely

In a page at my website dealing with mindfulness meditation, I’ve discussed the uses and abuses of compassion. I’ve also discussed a range of viewpoints regarding empathy. A July 12, 2012 Wired article is entitled: “Compassion over empathy could help … Continue reading

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Input from Jaan Pill of Preserved Stories regarding Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Guidelines Draft

As a rule, I make it a practice to avoid posting my own input with regard to ongoing public consultations such as the Long Branch Guidelines Draft. Instead, I just send in my comments and then I forget about it. … Continue reading

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Tale of a Town comes to Mississauga between July 11 & July 30, 2016 – Message from Mississauga Culture

Click here to access the message from Mississauga Culture > I’m really pleased that I was able to learn about this Storymobile visit through an email message today from Mississauga Culture. I subscribed a while back for such messages. I … Continue reading

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