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Synaesthesia could help us understand how the brain processes language

When we speak, listen, read, or write, almost all of the language processing that happens in our brains goes on below the level of conscious awareness. We might be aware of grasping for a particular forgotten word, but we don’t actively think about linguistic concepts like morphemes (the building …

The Brain

What is time?

… And why does it move forward?<p>Imagine time running backwards. People would grow younger instead of older and, after a long life of gradual …

Physics

What I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Almost Committed Suicide at 24

When I was 24, I very nearly killed myself. I was living in Ibiza at the time, in a very nice villa, on the quiet east coast of the island. The villa …

6 Illustrations That Show What It’s Like In An Introvert’s Head

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>Dear Extroverts,<p>We love your energy and excitement. But as introverts, we sometimes feel misunderstood. We wish you could visualize what’s going on inside our brains—you might be surprised! Here are six illustrations of what it’s like to be in our …

Is Myers-Briggs up to the job?

On the first day of his new job at the management consultants McKinsey & Company, Alick Varma, then 22, was asked to take a test. The questionnaire …

For Some Schools, Learning Doesn't Stop On Snow Days

For kids up and down the East Coast, the snow that piled up over the weekend translates into a day or two without school. But in other parts of the country, snow days are taking on a new meaning.<p>Students in Delphi, Ind., are expected to log onto their classes from home when schools are closed for …

Teaching

Earth - The most beautiful equation is… The Dirac equation

View image of Stylised Dirac Equation (Credit: Stellario Cama)<p>"Aesthetically it is elegant and simple," says Jim Al-Khalili of the University of Surrey in Guildford, UK. "This equation is very powerful, mainly because of what it signifies and the role it played in the history of 20th-century …

Physics

What your college major reveals about your personality

"What's your major?" It's among the first questions college students ask each other, and perhaps the most superfluous. Spend a little time getting to …

Social Anxiety: The Pervasive Creature in your Mind

<b>Objectify social anxiety.</b><br>Objectifying the anxious mind can be an effective way to provide empowerment and hope. Consider the following questions as …