The burden of paying for college continues to cripple many of today’s graduates. An average student in 2013 will walk away from their undergraduate with $35,200 in debt. If they had the chance, many students say they would have done things differently. Of the 750 students surveyed in a recent poll, 39 percent “” up […]
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As your brain ages, some of its pathways weaken from underuse. You might have a harder time recalling names, facts, addresses, or everyday details. To counteract these aging circuits, try learning new skills. Fresh information acts as a protein shake, forging new pathways and recoating those that are weak. Plus, with practice, these pathways get […]
Academia is buzzing about MOOCs. What sounds like genteel name-calling is actually a powerful new medium with potential to transform the education system.