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How Technology Shaped the Civil War

Secession not only spurred rapid improvements in warships and weapons, but also led to advances in communications and medicine

September 1, 2012 — James Marten

Studying Instead of Sleeping Bites Students

Students who studied a lot at the expense of sleep had significantly more negative incidents, such as not understanding a lecture, as those who kept a more balanced study schedule. Christie Nicholson reports...

August 29, 2012

Why You Choose the Brands You Do

A recent study finds that we might often choose brands and products for reasons that have nothing to do with the actual brand or product. Christie Nicholson reports

August 26, 2012

The Flynn Effect: Modernity Made Us Smarter

James Flynn studies intelligence at the University of Otago in New Zealand. And he features prominently in an article called “Can We Keep Getting Smarter?” in the September issue of Scientific American magazine...

August 20, 2012 — Steve Mirsky
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