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What can a near-encounter with poison hemlock tell us about childhood development and problems of induction? Commentator Tania Lombrozo explains.<br>
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Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about scientific literacy in this video. Tyson is director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History and host of NOVA science...
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Reading is an essential part of my work, it’s an important aspect of my social life, and most importantly, it’s my favorite thing to do. I’m not a well-rounded person. But readi...
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Early modern writers were just as aware of—and as concerned about—the problem of inattention as contemporary critics, Phillips argues, “amidst the print-overload of 18th-century...
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The images that form in your mind as you read -- we call them "brain movies" -- can be more exciting and memorable than a Hollywood film. More to the point for teachers, guiding...
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The SQ3R is a textbook study system that may sound like an intricate and time-consuming process. However, in the long run, using such an approach to text reading will save you t...
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Gideon at&nbsp;Scholastici.us&nbsp;had some advice for students recently, saying that when it comes to scholarly reading, there really is no substitute for hard work, for actual...
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Most humans acquire language in early childhood and speak fluently when they are about three years old, but our continued relationship with language gives shape and meaning to o...
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Time spent watching television is almost always pointless (your brain powers down almost immediately) no matter how hard you try to justify it.<br>