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How Smartphones Could Screen Kids for Language, Speech Disorders

Researchers are building a program that could help identify and diagnose speech and language disorders.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we …

Program offers Parkinson's patients free speech therapy

When Medicare at the Dallas hospital where she was working in the late ’90s cut reimbursement for speech language pathologists, Samantha Elandary predicted a new void for the therapy among her patients. That’s when she came up with the idea for Parkinson Voice Project, a Dallas-based, nationwide …

UNESCO UIS

A new report, entitled the UNESCO Survey on Intercultural Dialogue 2017, presents the findings of groundbreaking survey developed by the UNESCO …

Early Childhood Education: All about my major, classes, struggles, etc | Brianna Noelle

Majority Of Post-Recession Jobs Go To College-Educated People

Why Is This Important?<p>Because this explains a lot of the frustration from people inclined to vote for Donald Trump.<p>Long Story Short<p>A new report says that the vast majority of jobs acquired after the 2008 recession went to people who attended college. Blue collar jobs like manufacturing, …

Help Your College Student Combat a Major Danger: Depression

“Dad, I’m too depressed to go to class.”<p>This is a phone call Don never expected to receive from his son, Liam. How could Liam, who was always a happy …

College & University

kara on Twitter: "Just so y'all know: this whole thing was a social experiment for a paper I'm writing for college"

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CAREERS IN PSYCHOLOGY

Scientists are fighting about whether a major psychology study is totally wrong

Are psychology studies really that hard to repeat?<p>Scientists are duking it out over whether a study on reproducibility has a reproducible conclusion. The high-profile study reported last year that many psychology findings can’t be replicated, but a separate group of researchers now claim the …

Life As a Nursing Major

The Science of Memory: Top 10 Proven Techniques to Remember More and Learn Faster

I've always been envious of people with exceptional memories. You know, the kind of people who amass encyclopedic knowledge with seemingly little …

The Brain

It's Official: Kids Get Their Intelligence From Their Mothers

Science just proved what your mom has been saying all along.<p>When it comes to your IQ, "I got it from my mama" couldn't be more accurate. New research …

As More States Consider Legalizing, Questions About Pot And The Brain

Five states are voting this fall on whether marijuana should be legal, like alcohol, for recreational use. That has sparked questions about what we know — and don't know — about marijuana's effect on the brain.<p>Research is scarce. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency classifies marijuana as a Schedule I …

11 Body Language Habit You Should Start Changing Today

These habits are some of the hardest to break but are worth the effort.<p>It's not what you say, it's how you say it.<p>It's an old cliché, but it's true. That's why body language is such a crucial part of communicating. The way you act can warp the entire meaning of what you're saying.<p>That being said, …

How to Defuse Terrifying Conversations With One Word and Two Questions

Transforming how your brain responds to stomach-turning conflicts is simple... as long as you know the real enemy.<p>We've all had them... more often than we'd like to admit.<p>You mean well. You want resolution. And your intentions are good (mostly). So you swallow hard and head in. Then, somewhere …

3 Surprising Ways To Improve Your Memory

<i>This article originally appeared in the September 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>Ashley Jones is only 34, but lately she feels like she's forgetting everything. …

Rowan Blanchard Explains Intersectional Feminism

“It’s more about undoing these walls that we have built around marginalized people.”<p>At age 14, Rowan Blanchard is smarter and more savvy about feminism and social justice than many people will be in their entire lives. That’s why we should all listen to Rowan when she speaks. In <i>New York Magazine,</i> …

A teacher wore a dress and now the internet is freaking out

After a fourth-grade teacher in Atlanta posted a photo to Instagram of a dress she wore to work — and the Twitter hashtag #teacherbae gained …

Feminism