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The 15 Oldest Universities in the World

The history of the concept of education and schooling is fascinating. Psychology Today gives an overview of how it all developed to where we are now. To briefly summarize, education began back when man were hunter-gatherers. Children would educate themselves through play and exploration. As societies developed and people practiced farming, adults discovered that learning […]

How College Students Can Avoid Falling Asleep While Reading

Midterms are right around the corner, which means you’ll be studying more than usual. It seems like the solution is to stay up late and read. According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School, that’s the worse thing you can do for yourself. They explain, “First, a sleep-deprived person cannot focus attention optimally and […]

10 Skills You Can Learn Fast? (That Are Actually Useful)

It’s true, learning a new skill can help you do better in school or excel in your career. It’s easy to shy away from the idea because of the thought, “I don’t have the time to educate myself.” Luckily, not all skills that are important in your career or schooling require a class or week-long […]

The Science Behind Productivity

No matter your job or how high up in the ranks you are, we all want the same thing; to be more productive. The more you can get done in the day means the more time you can spend at home relaxing with the family or to taking an actual vacation. Science shows that there […]

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Neuroscientists Discover a Brain Signal That Identifies if Speech has Been Understood

A new discovery from neuroscientists has allowed them to pinpoint the brain signal that indicates whether or not a person understood narrative speech. In 2018, a report published in Current Biology, Electrophysiological Correlates of Semantic Dissimilarity Reflect the Comprehension of Natural, Narrative Speech, detailed the findings.  Researchers from the Trinity College Dublin and the University […]