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Are There Any Tips That Can Help Me Write Faster?

Are There Any Tips That Can Help Me Write Faster?

Nov 21, 2019 PM EST It's coming up on the end of the semester, and I have several papers I have to finish before the break. I have them all outlined, and I've started working on my introductions, but I'm finding that ...

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Want More Women & Minorities in STEM? Address Social Oppression in the Classroom, Says New Research

Nov 21, 2019 AM EST Community college program that integrates students' experiences of social oppression into the class proved effective at strengthening entrepreneurial and STEM skills of the underrepresented students

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Virtual and Mixed Reality Inferior to Traditional Learning in Anatomy Education

Nov 21, 2019 AM EST Traditional ways of learning anatomy remain superior to those that rely on digital media

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Medical Research on Black African Genome May Lead to More Effective Drugs for Humans

Nov 21, 2019 AM EST Black Africans are at a disadvantage when it comes to medical treatments because they constitute just 2% of the genetic samples used in pharmaceutical research. However, a new genomics company based ...

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Study: Young Children Can Learn Math Skills From Intelligent Virtual Characters

Nov 20, 2019 AM EST U.S. children lag behind their international peers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills, which has led to calls for an integrated math curriculum for 3- to 6-year-olds

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What is a Polymath and Why Are They So Talented and Intellectually Versatile?

Nov 21, 2019 AM EST The concept of "Polymath" is a new topic of discussion. You need some form of formal acclaim to be a true Polymath. The polymath not only moves between different spheres of knowledge and disciplines. ...

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Research Finds Out How Noise or Total Silence Affects Working and Studying

Nov 20, 2019 AM EST While your personality and your brain's circuitry may have an effect, it mostly seems to affect the degree to which noise disturbs you. Most studies have found that everyone is better at completing ...

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Schools Less Important Than Parents in Determining Higher Education Aspirations

Nov 18, 2019 AM EST A new study shows that the elementary school a child attends has almost no influence on their desire to progress to higher education.

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2/3 of Parents Cite Barriers in Recognizing Youth Depression

Nov 18, 2019 AM EST Teens and preteens are no strangers to depression: 1 in 4 parents say their child knows a peer with depression; 1 in 10 say a child's peer has committed suicide.

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Smart People May Learn Music Faster

Nov 15, 2019 AM EST Intelligence could play a role, according to a Michigan State University study that investigated the early stages of learning to play piano.

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Here's How You Help Kids Crack The Reading Code

Nov 15, 2019 AM EST Learning about letter sounds turns out to be key.

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Research to Make (fun) Multi-player Gaming an Educational Experience

Nov 14, 2019 AM EST A new video game framework brings together two well-studied approaches to educational software in order to keep multiple players engrossed in the learning experience while fostering collaboration and ...

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Hottest Hollywood Celebrities With Genius-Level IQ Scores

Nov 13, 2019 AM EST An IQ score above 130 is considered exceptional or at the genius level. Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, for example, has an IQ of 160. Here are the top 10 'brainiest' and hottest Hollywood ...

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Most Popular American Universities That Offer Master's Degree in Data Science and Business Analytics

Nov 13, 2019 AM EST Almost all industries have data associated with them, small to large-scale transactions, economic to weather patterns. So we have compiled a list of schools and universities that offer a master's ...

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Top 5 of Amazon 2019 Black Friday's Amazing Book Deals

Nov 12, 2019 AM EST Amazon is taking an extra $5 off 'Print Book' purchases of $20 or more with a coupon code. This is a rare Amazon discount promotion that is expiring soon and is usually offered during Prime Day and ...

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