Posts Tagged ‘ intelligence ’

Bask in the joy of speaking another language – oh bright one!

May 24th, 2013 | By

Why Bilinguals are Smarter – NYT – We all knew this! But fun to (quickly before the next language lesson) read this brief article again  




Grit, nuclear power & entrepreneur-friendly cities

Aug 6th, 2009 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. The truth about grit Interestingly, it also appears that praising children for their intelligence can make them less likely to persist in the face of challenges, a crucial element of grit. […] After taking the test, one group was praised for their intelligence – “You must
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Get Smarter…and honest

Jun 26th, 2009 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. Get Smarter, by James Cascio Pandemics. Global warming. Food shortages. No more fossil fuels. What are humans to do? The same thing the species has done before: evolve to meet the challenge. But this time we don’t have to rely on natural evolution to make us
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