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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 […]

An Overview of How the Human Memory Works

The concept of memory is something that scientists are still trying to wrap their heads around. At its core, memory is the process the mind acquires information, stores it, and then can recall it at a later point in time. There is a three-step process at which a memory forms: encoding, storage, and retrieval. Encoding […]