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America's most meritocratic institutions—schools, universities, and the workplace—are becoming places where inheritance thrives rather than individuals with talent.
How would your brain respond to seeing an image of grilled chicken? How about a plate of french fries? It turns out lean and overweight women's brains respond very differently to healthy and unhealthy foods.
What do our brains look like when we read aloud? What about when we read to ourselves? To your brain, it's the same thing.
The degree to which the online abuse occurs could necessitate anything from a simple Facebook block to, in more dire cases, a call to the police.
Being bilingual does offer cognitive benefits. Exactly what those benefits are, however, may have been overstated and misconstrued.