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Just staring into space? Perhaps not – daydreaming helps children concentrate, and makes them perform better in tests


Rest Is Not Idleness: Reflection Is Critical for Development and Well-Being

As each day passes, the pace of life seems to accelerate – demands on productivity continue ever upward and there is hardly ever a moment when we aren’t, in some way, in touch with our family, friends, or coworkers. While moments for reflection may be hard to come by, a new article suggests that the long-lost art of introspection —even daydreaming — may be an increasingly valuable part of life. ... More>


Remembering David E. Rumelhart (1942-2011)

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Throughout the active period of his career, Rumelhart was remarkable for his intensity, not only in science but also in sports like ping-pong and volleyball. As the remembrances below attest, many people continue to be inspired by his example of what can be accomplished in life — even one cut tragically short — by never holding back. ... More>


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