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Thursday: February 4, 2010

Fifty brain facts that you may not have previously known about.Fifty brain facts that you may not have previously known about.

One study looked at students in New York and showed that those who ate lunches that did not include artificial flavors, preservatives, and dyes did 14% better on IQ tests than the students who ate lunches with these additives.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:00 AM | Tags (9) | brain | facts | educatotion | additives | food | nutrition | bilingual | development | learning |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 61 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: November 4, 2009

Fifteen podcasts that may or may not make you richer.Fifteen podcasts that may or may not make you richer.

Unless you’re a child prodigy like Warren Buffett, or you have a trust fund, this stuff doesn’t come on its own. It takes years of learning and experience. And what better way to learn than to throw on a podcast in the car, at the gym, or in another convenient setting?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 7:42 AM | Tags (9) | money | podcasts | trust | fund | learning | experience | marketing | stocks | financial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 2, 2009

New study accidentally finds out that dreaming may increase ability to learn.New study accidentally finds out that dreaming may increase ability to learn.

They found that the more Doom-dreaming a player did, the more likely he or she was to improve on these measures – but only up to a point. Volunteers who dreamed most about Doom didn't see the biggest gains.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:45 AM | Tags (8) | study | science | dreaming | gaming | videogames | learning | abcnews | doom |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

Five things that you can probably learn from being offline for a week.Five things that you can probably learn from being offline for a week.

After checking email and responding to the important ones and doing whatever online business like bill paying that needed to be done, there wasn’t a heck of a lot that really grabbed me. YouTube of guy teaching a poodle to rollerskate? Nah.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 8:10 AM | Tags (4) | learn | life | offline | week |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 23, 2009

Eighteen great sites for learning a new language.Eighteen great sites for learning a new language.

Good luck and may the Babelfish be with you.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Self Improvement @ 7:22 AM | Tags (3) | babelfish | language | learning |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 40 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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