Dyslexia makes letters float, rotate, and flip on a page. It turns M's into W's, q's into p's, and so on. Changing the font-face might be able to help keep the letters in place on the page.
The debate between which is better, eBooks or page turners, has been going on for a few years. The paper books smell better, the aesthetic growing as the pages turn yellow and the ink smudges from where the stories made the reader cry.
Do you walk up the escalator, or stand and let yourself be delivered to the top? One of these methods is more efficient than the other.
Does your patience fizzle out when you're stuck behind slow walkers? How about those lazy standers who block the escalator on both sides? Well, a study on escalator travel has found that those side-by-side sloths who are making you miss your train are actually doing it right. You are in the wrong, Speedy Gonzales.
Denmark's 10 Jante Laws are grim, and yet they bring so much happiness.
A study finds that just 30 minutes of memory training per day, for 40 days, can reorganize your brain connectivity.
Life would be a lot sweeter if you were a memory athlete. From the small details like where you put your keys, to the more important matters like PIN codes, trivia nights, and work-specific information recall, you would be set for success. Most of us however, are not wired that way. But don't be discouraged: thanks to neuroplasticity, anyone can transcend their fallible memory. What you're born with isn't what you're stuck with.
Cole Seidner is a senior at SCAD University as a writing major and advertising minor with classes in branded entertainment and advertising copywriting. She writes for the Atlanta Jewish Times, and has been published in HerCampus as an honorable mention winner for national best feature article. She is currently working on a novel and expects to graduate soon.