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How music and songs boost language learning

If you've ever studied a new language, you know how overwhelming it can be to absorb all that new vocabulary, pronounce things right and correctly use the grammar. Singing a language can make it easier to learn, according to research that found people who sang words from...

source: By Sheilamary Koch
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"Emotions are not just the fuel that powers the psychological mechanism of a reasoning creature, they are parts, highly complex and messy parts, of this creature's reasoning itself," philosopher Martha Nussbaum...

source: Brain Pickings

For most people, the idea of brain augmentation remains in the realms of science fiction. However, for scientists across the globe, it is fast becoming reality — with the possibility of humans with "super-intelligence"...

source: Newsweek

What's the secret to success? Some would argue that insanely successful people possess traits like having a vision, showing gratitude, being honest, learning from failure and having a high emotional intelligence. While these traits definitely play role, the real secret to...

source: Entrepreneur

What would happen if your brain was split in two? In this Invisibilia podcast and show, host Hanna Rosin meets a woman named Karen with "alien hand syndrome." After surgery to treat her epilepsy severed the connection between the two halves of her brain, Karen's left hand...

source: NPR

Alexander Graham Bell hated few things more than summertime in Washington, D.C. He usually escaped to his estate in Nova Scotia, but one year obligations forced him to stay in the humid capital. Sweltering in 100°F heat, he wondered why humans had figured out how to...

source: National Geographic

By building an ecosystem that involves VCs, teams, startups and others, the league has become nimble and able to quickly adopt new technologies.

source: Fast Company


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