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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 […]

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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 […]

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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16 Books that Billionaire Warren Buffet Loves to Read

Billionaire Warren Buffett is the CEO and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, a multinational conglomerate holding company. Berkshire Hathaway owns household name companies like GEICO, Duracell, and Dairy Queen. Buffett got his start early at the age of nineteen when he started to read business and books on invesyment. Clearly, they helped him get to where […]