Something is happening in Bhaumau – a rural village in India’s populous state of Uttar Pradesh where parents spend most of their time working in agriculture and as day labourers. More

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Anyone who has tried to concentrate on a difficult or boring piece of work will know how tough it can be, but science has some counter-intuitive findings that could help.More

Photograph: Jacob Bøtter, CC BY 4.0