Reading Wrap Up

Hi it’s Olivia, and today I’m gonna be talking about the books that I read in January- though I’ve already kind of shown and talked about a few of them. As well as some books that I plan to read for the month of February. So I decided to start 2020 with a horror novel- I hope that doesn’t set…

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How Does Your Brain Learn To Read?

My first book I ever read was Hop on Pop by Dr. Suess, but what was going on in my brain when I was learning to read? Hey guys. Julia here for DNews According to a study by the Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy 32 million American adults can’t read. More than most developed nations, so…

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Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates | Official Trailer | Netflix

Bill Gates. -Your favorite animal? -Dog. -Your favorite food? -Hamburger. -Eat breakfast? -Nothing. What is your worst fear? I don’t want my brain to stop working. Bill is a multiprocessor. He’ll be reading something else but then processing at the same time. It’s chaos! He thrives on complexity. He makes a framework in his mind and then he starts slotting…

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All Families Are Psychotic by Douglas Coupland

Hey everyone, let’s talk about All Families Are Psychotic by Douglas Coupland. This is mainly the story of 65 year old Janet and her family. Currently they are all gathered in Florida because her daughter is an astronaut and she will go into space in a few days. So the whole family is gathered there and meeting, which they haven’t…

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Signing Psychosis Takes Over

Good morning Hank, it’s Monday. I’m wearing a suit made out of signatures but I can’t remember why; please ignore my crazy eyes, they’re crazy! Mmmmm, crazy… I wanna thank everybody for participating in signing psychosis, because I know my fashion sense is gettting worse and worse as I get crazier and crazier with the signatures, but your fashion sense…

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Arianna Huffington on Brain Maintenance

So we are addicted to a certain way of living. We are addicted to living permanently attached to our devices and often addicted to stress and burnout. For me the first change, the first habit that I changed, the keystone habit as it is known in habit literature was sleep. I went from four to five hours sleep to seven…

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Mental Health & Intimacy in the Digital Age | Permanent Record

I have such terrible social anxiety. A lot of authors are introverts.>>Mm-hm.>>The whole deal was that we get to write in our underpants, and that’s the deal like we- >>[LAUGH]>>I thought we agree to this.>>[LAUGH] [MUSIC]>>Hi, it’s Karah Preiss from Belletrist.>>And it’s Ebony Ladelle from Epic Reads. And we’re here with Mary H.K Choi, the author of Permanent Record which…

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What is Literature for?

We have a general sense that these sort of places are filled with things that are deeply important, but what exactly is literature good for? Why should we spend our time reading novels or poems when out there, big things are going on. Let’s have a think about some of the ways literature benefits us.. Of course, it looks like…

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Mental Health & Intimacy in the Digital Age | Permanent Record

I have such terrible social anxiety. A lot of authors are introverts.>>Mm-hm.>>The whole deal was that we get to write in our underpants, and that’s the deal like we- >>[LAUGH]>>I thought we agree to this.>>[LAUGH] [MUSIC]>>Hi, it’s Karah Preiss from Belletrist.>>And it’s Ebony Ladelle from Epic Reads. And we’re here with Mary H.K Choi, the author of Permanent Record which…

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