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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 […]

How The Rate at Which You Read Effects Comprehension

Speed reading has been around since the 1950s and decades later, the concept of it still holds true. When speed reading was first introduced, it raised a few eyebrows. The idea of someone reading faster than the average reader and comprehending the text seemed impossible. The idea seemed to be flip-flopped, begging the question, “Isn’t […]

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How to Learn a Foreign Language with Speed Reading

  Looking to learn a new language? Rather than spending time creating a bunch of flashcards, pick up a book! Reading is the best way to grab hold of vocabulary, grammar, context, and pronunciation. It worked well when you were learning how to speak your native tongue, and it is no different when learning someone […]

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 […]