What do you do with your 10 x 10?

‘Which bite of food would you leave last on your plate?’ a friend asked me a while ago when we were having a drink. ‘What do you mean?’ ‘Well, some people just finish off their plates without thinking about an order what to eat first. Other people make sure that…

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about you Timetracking is such a great way to avoid distraction

Why does time tracking work?

I was walking down the street last week and I noticed a man who was engrossed in his mobile phone. A minute later I saw him tumbling into some bushes. It made me laugh but the man wasn’t too amused. Every PhD student will encounter obstacles. Big ones and small…

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Tips for PhD’s from PhD’s (5)

A while ago I received a mail from Marjolein. She wrote that she had read a book of Mark Tigchelaar about reading and memorising. In the book is referred to software you can use when reading texts on a screen. Research has shown that we don’t take in as much…

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Something about Trump and supervisors

Whenever I see Donald Trump on TV I wonder if he ever doubts himself. Then I noticed a newspaper article about his nocturnal tweets to rectify his controversial statements about former Miss Universe Alicia Machado. Is the Donald insecure? I know that PhD students are, specially meetings with their supervisor…

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