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Posts tagged reasoning

November 13, 2013

 

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Eye-Opening Facts About Fiction

Literature offers a great mental vacation and opens the brain to new ways of thinking.

March 1, 2010

 

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Practice Your Scales, Musical Instruments Improve Brain Function

Did you learn to play an instrument as a child? Several studies show that learning to play improves how your brain works.

June 5, 2008

 

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Humaniqueness

It might seem like an obvious question, but what really makes humans different from some of our four legged friends? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

October 5, 2007

 

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Get Angry, Think More Clearly

Say you're about to take a test or give an important presentation at work, would you rather be calm and collected or angry and agitated?

October 2, 2006

 

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Want to Be Smart? Read

Define the word, "obtuse." The more you've read, the more likely you are to know the meaning of that and other relatively bookish words.

January 27, 2005

 

Memory and Reasoning

Did you know that knowledge can actually hurt one's ability to remember? Learn why on this Moment of Science.

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