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Inspiring Quotes of Ancient Wisdom

The ancient world produced many great thinkers whose wisdom comes to us in the form of their recorded thoughts and ideas about things that people still reflect on or care about today. The following quotes are best described as ancient wisdom, and the words from these great thinkers may inspire people today.

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Brain Response to Mom’s Voice Differs in Kids with Autism

For most children, the sound of their mother's voice triggers brain activity patterns distinct from those triggered by an unfamiliar voice. But the unique brain response to mom's voice is greatly diminished in children with autism, according to a new study.

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Pros and Cons of an Online Education

It seems like you can find everything online today, and that includes an education. Online education has become increasingly popular. But is it right for you?

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What Is a Slow Learner?

Slow learner is a term that is sometimes used for low ability students, with IQ between 70 and 85. These individuals make up approximately 14.1% of the population, larger than the group of children with learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities and autism combined.

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Effect of Colors: Blue Boosts Creativity, Red Enhances Attention to Detail

Trying to improve your performance at work/school or write that novel? Maybe it’s time to consider the color of your walls or your computer screen. Research shows that the color red makes us more cautious and attentive to details, while blue makes us more creative and receptive to new ideas.

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Newly Discovered Gene Governs Need for Slumber When Sick

Little is known about what genetic or molecular forces drive the need to sleep -- until now. In a study of over 12,000 lines of fruit flies, researchers have found a single gene, called Nemuri, that increases the need for sleep.

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Alexander Twilight: Pioneer, Scholar, Architect

The Old Stone House — one of the most impressive buildings in New England — lies in the small, quiet town of Brownington, VT. The building was originally constructed by Alexander Twilight, who was born in Corinth, VT on September 23, 1795.

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Edublox Online Tutor Assessment: Definitions

The report firstly provides an indication of reading ability as described in reading ages from 6 years to 12+ years, and secondly an indication of current levels of some cognitive skills.

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Edublox Online Tutor Assessment: Introduction

Edublox Online Tutor has developed an Online Assessment to enable parents and teachers to identify problem areas, to assess a child’s current reading ability as described in reading ages from 6 to 12+ years, and to give a clearer indication of which Edublox Online Tutor product suits their needs best. Edublox Online Tutor offers one free assessment per learner.

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How to Choose the Right College Major

While going to college used to be a luxury, it has become a necessity in order for a person to succeed in the professional world. Picking the right major is important. These tips will help you make the best choice.

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What Are Split Brain Experiments?

Split-brain is a lay term describing the result when the corpus callosum connecting the two hemispheres of the brain is severed to some degree. The surgical operation to produce this condition is called corpus callosotomy and is usually used as a last resort to treat otherwise intractable epilepsy.

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Intimacy and Personal Space through the Eyes of Introverts and Extroverts

Within intimate partnerships as well as within more casual friendships, people’s attitudes toward personal space may come into play as a strong factor in determining how much comfort and ease they can experience in the relationship.

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