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Cracking the Code of Longevity

The process of getting older knocks loudly, persistently, and insistently on our door, and reminds us of what is the inevitable end. Wouldn’t you love to find the proverbial fountain of youth? The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) has defined ageing as “the accumulation of diverse deleterious changes occurring …

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The mechanisms of observational learning explained

The notion of learning through observation dates back to the later Middle Ages when master craftsmen employed apprentices to train in their trade. However, it is not until the 1970s when Albert Bandura, an American psychologist, developed a theory of how we learn to perform a behaviour through observation, what is known …

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