Contrary to popular belief, taking notes does not improve memory. It merely helps us store information in auxiliary memory, analogous to data and information in the computer which is stored for future use. I never understood this logic until recently when I wanted so badly to FORGET things I don’t want to remember.
Can we write without reading? This post is a response to questions to understand more about writing and reading: Let’s assume you do not understand Mandarin. Try writing the Mandarin character you see in the above picture or write/read this sentence 我是一个人。Without knowing what that sentence means, you can still copy the strokes and form [...]
What activates reading? What do we read? When do we read? Here are 47 things: Blog Articles Songs Poetry Drama Advertisements Billboards Television Brochures Grocery packages Grocery receipts Bills Bank Statements Notes Text messages Emails Magazines Tabloids Newspapers Timetable: school, examination Bus routes, tickets Train routes, tickets Street directories Recipe books Novels Storybooks Textbooks Invitation [...]
_width = 200; google_ad_height = 200; //–> The areas in your brain that process this information for your memory are the hippocampus (the primitive structure in the brain), amygadala (processes emotion), cerebral cortex (used for processing information for long term memory such as languages) and network of neurons in the brain. To optimize these brain [...]
The essence of good spoken language skills are twofolds. The first is intonation and the second is modulation of language. In this post, we will discuss intonation, with regard to the art of speaking clearly rather than the style of expression and choice of words, which is commonly referred to as diction. Understanding Of Intonation [...]
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