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The Neuroscience of Dystopia

Try getting a teenager to read a quiet, reflective book and you’ll probably get the response, “It’s boring.”   Today’s teens prefer stories that keep the adrenalin pumping, whether action packed thrillers or dark dramas.  Explanations for the rise in popularity of dystopian books range from theories of escapism to comfort.  It has been suggested that… Read More…

Max’s Word Wednesday: Nibble

To nibble is: 1: to eat slowly or with small bites 2: to bite something very gently Example: The rabbit stopped to nibble on some grass.  Then he sat back and waited until it grew dark.  When it grew dark he waited some more. What was the rabbit waiting for?  Check back next Wednesday and find out…… Read More…

The Gift of Words

I love words. To me they are the pieces that have allowed me to construct the puzzle of my life and to understand and elaborate on the ‘puzzling’ parts of life. They have given me the ability to communicate, to share ideas and feelings, and to do what humans do best—build relationships. To me words… Read More…