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Paper vs. E-ink vs. LED: Does the display affect how well we absorb information?

Does your brain retain more information when you read something on a paper page, or on a screen? Here's what scientists say is better for comprehension.
Tags: Learning, Trends, Web, Features, Reading, Screens, E-readers, Virtual Learning


Mindfulness: New age craze or science-backed solution?

Mindfulness has become a billion-dollar industry.Research shows mindfulness can be an effective wellness practice, yet the effect sizes found in studies tend to be moderate.Mindfulness may be worthwhile, but only if we approach it with understanding and realistic expectations. Unless you've recently returned from a hermitage atop the sacred mountain, you've probably noticed that mindfulness has become a big deal. As measured by Google searches, interest in the East Asian tradition has risen sig...
Tags: Psychology, Health, Google, Learning, Arianna Huffington, Happiness, Mit, Meditation, Mindfulness, Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety, Innovation, Huffington Post, Personal Growth, Linder


How you can learn a new language during certain phases of sleep

Participants were given headphones to listen to while asleep. FreshSplash/Getty Images If you're learning a language but are finding it a slow process, there may ways to speed things up. Your brain can establish links between words in two languages while you're asleep. That means sophisticated learning is possible while you're snoozing. See more stories on Insider's business page. While we can't exactly work or cook at the same time as snoozing, our brains are still ver...
Tags: UK, Science, Learning, Sleep, Life, International, Trends, Skills, Nordic, Learning Languages, Tech Insider, Science Contributors, BI General Contributors, Tech Contributors, International Contributors, Qayyah Moynihan


Global benefits for students, universities

Online learning provides many opportunities for international students to overcome the usual hurdles of studying in South Africa The post Global benefits for students, universities appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Learning, Education, South Africa, Student, International Students, Online Learning, Openaccess, Pandemic, COVID-19


Microsoft acquires TakeLessons, an online and in-person tutoring platform, to ramp up its edtech play

Microsoft said in January this year that Teams, its online collaboration platform, was being used by over 100 million students — boosted in no small part by the Covid-19 pandemic and many schools going partly or fully remote. Now, it’s made another acquisition to continue expanding its position in the education market. The company has acquired TakeLessons, a platform for students to connect with individual tutors in areas like music lessons, language learning, academic subjects and professional ...
Tags: Google, Europe, Learning, Education, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Articles, Linkedin, Tech, Ceo, Teaching, San Diego, M&a, Leader, Tutoring, Online Learning


What Does It Really Take to Learn Anything from Somebody Else?

Since 1987, I have been providing consulting and training services to a wide variety of forward thinking organizations who have recognized their need to raise the bar for creative thinking, innovation, and teamwork. An optimist, by nature, I have always assumed that the people attending my sessions had an innate ability to benefit from whatever it was I was teaching, conveying, or imparting. And while this optimistic point of view continues to be my default position, I have also understood t...
Tags: Learning, Innovation


NYC Considers Surveillance Law That Would Fine Drivers With Loud Cars

A New York City legislator has introduced a bill that would let the police department use radar and artificial intelligence to surveil noise levels related to traffic in the city. If you got caught making a ruckus in violation of city code under the new law, the NYPD could use the tech to identify your car and send…Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, Learning, New York City, Articles, Skills, Surveillance, Noise, National Security, Ben Kallos, Internet Privacy, Crime Prevention, Applications Of Computer Vision, Technology Internet, Road Traffic Management, Traffic Enforcement Camera


How to Earn Six Figures, According to Reddit

When everyone seems to be making more money than you, the inevitable question is “okay, what exactly do all these people do?” Fortunately, Reddit has the answer. A recent thread discussed what people do to earn six figures, and while some occupations are obvious—doctor, lawyer—there are niche occupations that pay…Read more...
Tags: Crafts, Learning, Articles, Skills, Reddit, Websites, Lifehacks, Electric Power, Technicians, Lineworker


How Leaders Can Unleash Curiosity To Drive Innovation, Learning, And Resilience

When it comes to conversations around curiosity in today’s workplace, the focus tends to be on how it helps to drive innovation. But as my guest Dr. Shannon Minifie points out in this episode of my leadership podcast, when leaders unleash the full power of curiosity in their organization, they ... Click to continue reading
Tags: Leadership, Learning, Empathy, Resilience, Innovation, Curiosity, Recent Posts, Leadership Biz Cafe, Shannon Minifie


How it's possible to learn a new language during certain phases of sleep

Participants were given headphones to listen to while asleep. FreshSplash/Getty Images If you're learning a language but are finding it a slow process, there may ways to speed things up. Your brain can establish links between words in two languages while you're asleep. That means sophisticated learning is possible while you're snoozing. See more stories on Insider's business page. While we can't exactly work or cook at the same time as snoozing, our brains are still ver...
Tags: UK, Science, Learning, Sleep, Life, Germany, International, Trends, Nordic, Deutsch, BI International, Learning Languages, Tech Insider, Business Insider Deutschland, Science Contributors, BI General Contributors


The Different Pruning Techniques, and Why Every Gardener Should Know Them

There are a variety of reasons you may want to prune your plants or trees, from keeping them to a certain shape or size, to promoting fuller growth and more buds. But before you start snipping away, take some time to learn about the different types of pruning and how they can yield different results.Read more...
Tags: Learning, Environment, Skills, Lifehacks, Tree, Pruning, Forest Management, Branches Of Biology, Plant Morphology, Thinning, Fruit Tree Pruning, Decision Tree Pruning, Catherine Moravec, Deadheading


How to Get Rid of Grass Stains

Grass stains are both tough and annoyingly common. The stains come from a mix of chlorophyll, xanthophylls, and carotenoids that stick to our clothes and are hard to scrub out, but hope isn’t all lost—in this small instance, we can beat nature. Here’s how to get rid of stubborn grass stains for good. Read more...
Tags: Learning, Techniques, Skills, Lifehacks, Oxiclean, Dry Cleaning, Stain, Hospitality Recreation, Wood Stain, Staining Dyes, Draftfabric Treatment


3 Things to Unlearn from School for Success in Business

We found a great article in Entrepreneur that talks about the things you need to unlearn in school, because they could hurt you in business. We’ll share those with you plus get some insights. Click the player to listen to this episode of The BIGG Success Show Podcast. Below is a summary of our discussion. […] The post 3 Things to Unlearn from School for Success in Business appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
Tags: School, Business, Podcast, Learning, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Entrepreneur, Business Development, Audioblog, Bigg Success, The Bigg Success Show, OODA, The Professor And Mary-lynn, Ooda Loops, Samuel Leeds


How to Remove Sunscreen Stains from Furniture and Carpet

Sunscreen is a summertime necessity, but sometimes it can end up on places other than your skin. Whether you squeeze the bottle too hard—resulting in lotion exploding all over your favorite carpet—or someone in your household sits down on the couch covered in a fresh coat of head-to-toe sunblock, sunscreen stains can…Read more...
Tags: Learning, Skills, Visual Arts, Furniture, Upholstery, Lifehacks, Skin Care, Lotion, Textiles, Sunscreen, Toiletry, Stain, Wood Stain, Jessica Kielman, Leah Goulis


5 tips for parents navigating the uncertainty of back-to-school season this fall

Darsi Greens second grade class practices social distancing while eating lunch on the basketball court at Weaverville Elementary School in Weaverville, California. Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images COVID-19 forced many schools to enact remote learning last year, and that could continue this fall. As parents face the challenge of helping children learn from home, there are ways to ease the process. Stay in touch with your child's teachers, enforce realistic expectations, and...
Tags: Texas, Technology, Learning, Trends, Strategy, Reading, Teachers, Back To School, San Antonio, Hybrid, Classroom, Nordic, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Contributor, The Conversation, Weaverville Elementary School


5 tips for working parents navigating the uncertainty of back-to-school season this fall

Darsi Greens second grade class practices social distancing while eating lunch on the basketball court at Weaverville Elementary School in Weaverville, California. Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images COVID-19 forced many schools to enact remote learning last year, and that could continue this fall. As parents face the challenge of helping children learn from home, there are ways to ease the process. Stay in touch with your child's teachers, enforce realistic expectations, and...
Tags: Texas, Technology, Learning, Trends, Strategy, Reading, Teachers, Back To School, San Antonio, Hybrid, Classroom, Nordic, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Contributor, The Conversation, Weaverville Elementary School


Top 7 Best Forex Mentors in 2021

Foreign exchange is the act of exchanging one currency with another currency for various reasons. It is a universally decentralized or over-the-counter (OTC) market for trading currencies. The forex market is one of the most potent and reliable means of investment in the financial sector. An increasing number of people are seeking knowledge on how to trade forex. Hence, the question of; How to start trading? What do I need to do? What do I need to know? What do I need to possess? How much is nee...
Tags: Asia, Usa, Featured, Learning, Singapore, Trading, Lifehacks, NICK, Clay, Vault, Dan, Andrew, Atlanta Georgia, Ezekiel, Benzinga, Marc


4 ways extreme heat negatively impacts the economy

The US has seen extreme temperatures so far this year. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Derek Lemoine is a professor focusing on environmental and energy economics and climate change. He found four ways that extreme heat can hurt the economy, from job growth to crop yields. Energy use also soars as people use air conditioners, and children learn less in hotter classrooms. See more stories on Insider's business page. Summer 2021 will likely be one of the hottest on record as dozens of cities i...
Tags: Energy, Weather, Texas, Learning, Climate Change, California, Opinion, Air Conditioning, US, Trends, Strategy, West, Canada, Fossil Fuels, Heat, Pacific Northwest


Watch this short documentary about the influential, experimental Black Mountain College

Black Mountain College: A Thumbnail Sketch is a 13-minute documentary about a legendary, experimental college founded by John Andrew Rice along with a few others in 1933. The college was located in the mountains of North Carolina, and its students were taught using a project-based, holistic learning method.  — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Learning, North Carolina, Black Mountain College, John Andrew Rice


13 Best Day trading courses in 2021

Whether you’re a new or experienced trader, it’s often best to arm yourself with a solid education before you try out day trading. Luckily, there are hundreds of resources online that can help start your day trading career on the right foot. Here, we’ve reviewed the 13 best day trading courses in 2021. You benefit from learning directly from the pros when you enrol in a high-quality day trading course because you will be exposed to profitable trading strategies and techniques for risk management...
Tags: Asia, London, Featured, Learning, Canary Wharf, Trading, Lifehacks, TNT, Elite, Chris, Udemy, Tim, Jon, Aziz, Ezekiel, Sascha


What’s next? 3 ways to develop your leadership skills

After learning all the technical skills needed for the job, leadership and hard work are essential to success in this industry. These tips will help new (and seasoned) agents become natural leaders.
Tags: Leadership, Learning, Service, Positivity, Radio, Teams, Agent, Columns, Leader, Mentors, Mentorship, Positive Mindset, Brokerage, Select, Mauricio Umansky, Leadership Skill


'Master Face': Researchers Say They've Found a Wildly Successful Bypass for Face Recognition Tech

In addition to helping police arrest the wrong person or monitor how often you visit the Gap store, facial recognition is increasingly used by companies as a routine security procedure: it’s a way to unlock your phone or social media account, for instance. This practice comes with an exchange of some privacy for the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Learning, Face, Surveillance, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Computer Graphics, Face Id, Deepfake, Face Recognition Tech, StyleGAN, Facial recognition system, Applications Of Computer Vision, Technology Internet, Artificial Intelligence Applications


Understanding What Motivates Your Reasoning

We’d all like to consider ourselves logical, objective, and reasonably intelligent individuals. We listen to facts, understand them, and then form our opinions and conclusions. And most of us feel we do that in a fair and unbiased way – but do we really? The truth is that most of our reasoning is motivated by personal experience and outside influences. This causes a bias in our conclusions which is referred to as motivated reasoning and allows us to justify certain thoughts and feelings that we ...
Tags: Learning, Brain, Lifehacks, Reasoning


9 Best Cryptocurrency trading course in 2021

Cryptocurrency Trading Course – The cryptocurrency industry is a very large one, and it is easy to get swallowed by the market. If you are looking to come on board and trade digital currencies, it is vital to ensure that you are on the same path as other digital currency traders out there. Many people hear of the numerous benefits of digital currencies and rush into the market. However, they often get lost in the market because they do not know how to trade. To know how to navigate the crypto ma...
Tags: Asia, Featured, Money, Learning, Bitcoin, Lifehacks, Btc, Steve, Cryptocurrency, Chris, Udemy, ETH, Ezekiel, LTC, Mohsen, Chris Haroun


Bad at math? Blame your neurotransmitters

Glutamate and GABA are neurotransmitters that help regulate brain activity.Scientists have long known that both are important to learning and neuroplasticity, but their relationship to acquiring complex cognitive skills like math has remained unclear.The new study shows that having certain levels of these neurotransmitters predict math performance, but that these levels switch with age.Why do roughly one in five people find math especially difficult? You might blame teaching methods, which some...
Tags: Math, Learning, Development, Brain, Innovation, Mind


Cockatoos teach each other the secrets of dumpster diving

If sharing learned knowledge is a form of culture, Australian cockatoos are one cultured bunch of birds. A cockatoo trick for opening trash bins to get at food has been spreading rapidly through Sydney's neighborhoods.But not all cockatoos open the bins; some just stay close to those that do.Like humans, some animals are capable of culture, including learning from one another. And the cockatoos of Sydney, Australia have learned a neat trick — well, neat for them, anyway. Homeowners with dumpste...
Tags: Learning, Australia, Intelligence, Discovery, Birds, Culture, Innovation, Sydney, Martin, John Martin, Sydney Australia, Australian Museum, Klump, Konstanz Germany, Cockatoos, Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior


A Powerful Learning Model That Will Make You More Adaptive To Change

If there’s one thing we’ve all learned over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic it’s the importance of being adaptive to unexpected and disruptive change. Of course, COVID-19 is not the only external force driving systems-wide change. AI and other emergent technologies are poised to be as if not more ... Click to continue reading
Tags: Leadership, Learning, Change, Mindset, Growth, Recent Posts, Leadership Biz Cafe


Shikho, an edtech startup focused on Bangladesh’s students, gets $1.3M seed

In Bangladesh, students often rely on after school learning centers for study help or test preparation, but many of the best ones are concentrated in major cities. Edtech startup Shikho was created to make supplementary education more accessible and affordable. The company announced today it has closed a $1.3 million seed round co-led by returning investor LearnStart (the seed fund of edtech investment firm Learn Capital) and Anchorless Bangladesh.   The round also included participation from W...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Asia, Learning, Education, Indonesia, India, Tech, United Kingdom, Bangladesh, Edtech, Dhaka, Wavemaker Partners, Zakaria, Nike Run Club


Children’s education in sub-Saharan Africa cannot wait

Children are being deprived not only of education, but also nutrition. Governments and the international community must secure these inalienable rights The post Children’s education in sub-Saharan Africa cannot wait appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Human Rights, Learning, Education, Children, Africa, Schools, Food Security, International Community, Unicef, Food Shortages, Malnutrition, Guinea-bissau, Openaccess, Saharan Africa, World Food Program, Food Aid


13 Best Business Audiobooks for Entrepreneurs in 2021 (W/ Takeaways!)

Starting a business is hard. You need to know how to market, sell, and manage your finances, but you don’t have the time or money to go back to school for an MBA. Well,... The post 13 Best Business Audiobooks for Entrepreneurs in 2021... [This is a content summary, continue reading on our website!]
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