Learn how your brain replays the things you’ve practiced at 20 times speed; and an engine that uses information as fuel.
On your practice breaks, your brain replays memories of your practice session at 20x speed by Kelsey Donk
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Scientists built an ultrafast engine that they claim uses information as fuel by Briana Brownell
Ratner, P. (2021, May 24). Researchers design an engine that uses information as fuel. Big Think; Big Think. https://bigthink.com/surprising-science/fastest-ever-information-engine
World’s fastest information-fuelled engine designed by SFU researchers - University Communications - Simon Fraser University. (2021). www.sfu.ca. http://www.sfu.ca/university-communications/issues-experts/2021/05/world-s-fastest-information-fuelled-engine-designed-by-sfu-resea.html
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Nobel Prize-winning economist Richard Thaler explains how “Nudge” has changed the world. Plus: squirrel-inspired robots!
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Pick up "Nudge: The Final Edition" at your local bookstore: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780143137009
Learn about non-human animals that say hello and goodbye; life on Snowball Earth; and how to learn skills twice as fast.
Apes use their own form of hello and goodbye, the first time we've seen that in non-human animals by Steffie Drucker
Heesen, R., Bangerter, A., Zuberbühler, K., Iglesias, K.,...
Learn how to tap into your “gut feeling,” which knows more than you think it does; and why Earth's core is growing lopsided.
You do have a "gut feeling" — and it knows more than you think by Cameron Duke
Annie Murphy Paul. (2021, July 29). Interoception: how to improve your “gut feeling.” Big...