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Study: Reading a Novel Changes Your Brain

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 11th January 2014

http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/01/study-reading-a-novel-changes-your-brain/282952/ Study: Reading a Novel Changes Your Brain College students experienced heightened connectivity in their left temporal cortexes after reading fiction. blog entries under the article deserve attention

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Death by PowerPoint (from #POD13)

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 11th November 2013

what is it: http://www.slideshare.net/thecroaker/death-by-powerpoint http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2013/08/death-by-powerpoint-2/ http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/Columns/PowerPoint.pdf http://www.forbes.com/sites/rogerdooley/2012/10/11/death-by-powerpoint/ how it could be: Nancy Duarte: The secret structure of great talks http://www.ted.com/talks/nancy_duarte_the_secret_structure_of_great_talks.html Cheating Death by PowerPoint: Analyze and Synthesize http://my.brainshark.com/Cheating-Death-by-PowerPoint-Analyze-and-Synthesize-738618804 how to do storytelling: How to tell a story (6 talks)  http://www.ted.com/playlists/62/how_to_tell_a_story.html 

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