Romanian university students & their Transylvanian fruits

The thorny question of which types of forest fruits are preferred by Romanian university students has been largely resolved. “Students eat a large variety of berries, the most commonly consumed being the raspberries, walnuts, hazelnuts, blackberries, wild strawberries, blueberries, which are the most easy to find in the forests of Transylvania or in the surrounding […]

How do students spend their time?

A new study raises questions: “How Students Spend Their Time,” Andrea L. Welker [pictured here] and Bridget Wadzuk, J. Prof. Issues Eng. Educ. Pract., vol. 138, 2012, pp. 198-206.  the authors, at Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, explain: “An analysis was performed of how students spend their time … the students self-report their use of time […]

Aesthetic judgement of paintings hung wrong-way-up

It’s alleged that even the most prestigious art galleries sometimes hang artist’s work the wrong way up. But very little scientific research has addressed the issue of whether the public-at-large can correctly guess whether a modern art painting is the right way up or not.  Prompting George Mather, who is Professor of Vision Science, School […]