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Want better grades? Get better sleep

October 1, 2019 11:00 am
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Many college students are given the advice of “a good night’s sleep” when aiming for a good grade on a test. But researchers at MIT have found that the consistency of quality sleep matters more for academic achievement than just... View Article

How cannabis can affect your sleep

May 16, 2019 11:00 am
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There are many important side effects that come with using cannabis products, as Michael J. Brues reports in his article. While cannabis is commonly used for recreational purposes, many also use it to address insomnia and other sleep problems. Cannabis... View Article


Recent research conducted by cognitive neuroscientist Zhenhan Qi and her colleagues at the University of Delaware provides new insights into how the brain functions when learning a new language. Findings suggest that the right hemisphere of the brain also plays... View Article

Listening to music can impair creativity

February 26, 2019 11:00 am
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Music can help boost mood, creativity, and productivity. At least, this is what many believe as they listen to music while working. However, psychologists from the University of Central Lancashire, University of Gävle in Sweden and Lancaster University discovered that... View Article

UN speaks on the loss of Indigenous languages

January 3, 2019 11:00 am
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The United Nations (UN) chooses a topic of global importance every year for which to raise awareness. This year, for 2019, they have chosen indigenous languages, as Sarah Rogers reports in her article. The UN aims to shine a light... View Article

Technology in 2019 according to Asimov

December 27, 2018 11:00 am
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On New Years Eve, 1983, Isaac Asimov wrote about his prediction of the state of the world and technology in the year 2019. Now that we have reached 2019, it is worth reflecting on his predictions. Some of Asimov’s most... View Article

Teaching children how to read, the wrong way

October 26, 2018 11:00 am
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Through research and experimentation, scientists discovered that that children’s natural learning process does not align with how school teach reading. The dangerous effects of an improper education system The damage resulting from a misalignment between what children need and what... View Article

How 10 minutes of brief exercise can help your brain

October 24, 2018 11:00 am
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A new neurological study shows that just 10 minutes of mild exercise can improve memory function. Gretchen Reynolds explores this concept in her article. The benefits of exercise on health In the past, there have been multiple studies showing the... View Article

The neuroscientific mystery of hyperpolyglots

September 1, 2018 11:00 am
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Two decades ago, British linguist Richard Hudson defined hyperpolyglots as people who are fluent in at least 11 languages. Hyperpolyglots are rare but have existed for centuries, and neuroscientists are trying to understand the nuances that set them apart from... View Article

Can ADHD be caused by too much technology?

August 13, 2018 11:00 am
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Technology has made a large impact on many aspects of our lives, especially on the younger generation. Due to the vibrant colours and interactive components of digital devices, it is not surprising that children today find joy in activities including... View Article