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Studying with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

Mandy Townsend | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Mandy Townsend

I have to confess that I haven't completely mastered the art of hiding my Attention Deficit as I constantly fidget and am disruptive during long lectures but I do know how I cope with getting my work done to a similar standard as my classmates.

Louise Mensch Tells us Why-ne Not...

Ed O'Meara | Posted 14.07.2013 | UK Comedy
Ed O'Meara

Pro-Fox Hunting, Pro-Censorship, Ex-Tory MP Louise Mensch featured heavily in the papers last week. Why was that? Has she solved world hunger? Slashed the deficit? Invented self-removing socks? Nope, she's come to the stunning realisation, in her blog, that not drinking is better for you than drinking a little bit.

Summer Lovin' - Camp America Part Two

Rebecca Root | Posted 26.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Rebecca Root

Do I have to say anymore to recommend taking part in a Camp America Programme? No matter what your age, background or experience, camp can be life changing and the best fun you'll ever have. It has you doing things you never imagined with people you never knew existed.

Let's Get This Travel Thing Started!

Rebecca Root | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Rebecca Root

So I applied to Camp America and got accepted to Round Lake Camp, Pennsylvania. I think possibly the best decision I ever made right there. It was an affordable way to go and see some of the world, I worked for two months and my visa gave me an extra few months to travel afterwards.

Students May Be Drugs Tested Amid Growing Concerns Over 'Smart Pills'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Students could face compulsory drugs testing around exam time amid concerns that some are “cheating” by taking pills to improve their results. ...

Two Jews Jabbering About Sex, Drugs and Suicide at The Edinburgh Fringe

John Fleming | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

At the Edinburgh Fringe, I know comic Lewis Schaffer and bumped into comic Laura Levites. It turns out they were both brought up in Great Neck, New Yo...

The Inexorable Rise of Smart Drugs

Jack K Lewis | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK
Jack K Lewis

Cosmetic psychopharmacology, cognitive enhancement or simply smart drugs, call it what you will, the use of pharmaceutical agents like methylphenidate (Ritalin) and modafinil (Provigil) for performance enhancement and sleep avoidance is rife.