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The beginning of silent reading changed humans’ interior life

By Thu-Huong Ha

The beginning of silent reading changed humans' interior life By Thu-Huong Ha People think of reading as the introvert’s hobby: A quiet activity for a person who likes quiet, save for the...
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The mistake of seeing only some jobs as creative

by Corinne Purtill, Quartz Magazine

The mistake of seeing only some jobs as creative By Corinne Purtill Before he was a MacArthur Fellow, or a Man Booker Prize recipient, or the person David Foster Wallace named the most...
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Why Med Schools Are Requiring Art Classes

by Casey Lesser

Why Med Schools Are Requiring Art Classes By Casey Lesser “What the heck does Impressionist art have to do with medical communication?” It’s a question that Dr. Michael Flanagan often...
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The Creative Academic

by Janelle Ward, Inside Higher Ed

The Creative Academic By Janelle Ward I'm going to teach the same class and write the same paper for the rest of my career. I realized this about six years ago, as a tenure-track assistant...
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Why Handwriting Is Still Essential in the Keyboard Age

The New York Times

Why Handwriting Is Still Essential in the Keyboard Age The New York Times Do Children in a Keyboard World Need to Learn Old-Fashioned Handwriting? There is a tendency to dismiss handwriting...
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Defining Creativity

by Shelley Berc

Defining Creativity by Shelley Berc Let's start with the dictionary definition, however brief and limited, it covers the basics: Creativity: the ability to transcend traditional ideas,...
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Think Less, Think Better

by Moshe Bar, The New York Times

Think Less, Think Better by Moshe Bar The New York Times A Friend of Mine has a Bad Habit of Narrating his Experiences as they are taking place. I tease him for being a bystander in...
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Why Theater Majors Are Vital in the Digital Age

by Tracey Moore, The Chronicle of Higher Education

Why Theater Majors Are Vital in the Digital Age by Tracey Moore The Chronicle of Higher Education The study of theater has always been a slightly odd fit with higher...
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Postcard from Paris

by Deborah Murphy, The National Post, Canada

Postcard from Paris by Deborah Murphy The National Post, Canada I am sitting in a locals' café in the Marais, an old now very chic quartier on the right bank in Paris. I have been writing...
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Use Your Imagination…

by Shelley Berc

Use Your Imagination... By Shelley Berc When Life is Uncertain Our Imagination Can Make the Unknown the Great Adventure of Our Lives Supposing you go for your yearly physical and the doctor...
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Tamir Greenberg, Award Winning Poet and Playwright, Tel Aviv, Israel
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