By the book: reflections on an Indian childhood reading Soviet hardbacks — The Calvert Journal

During the 1960s and 70s, Russian novels were easy to come by in India, even in remote towns. When Deepa Bhasthi inherited her grandfather’s…

Source: By the book: reflections on an Indian childhood reading Soviet hardbacks — The Calvert Journal

Does story time with an e-book change how parents and toddlers interact? Study suggests that parents and children talk and interact less with electronic books compared to print books — ScienceDaily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190325080459.htm

This Is Your Brain on Exercise | Outside Online

            <blockquote>Scientists have also administered cognitive tests right after exercise—for example, measuring the flicker fusion threshold (the rate at which a flashing light begins to look like it’s steadily glowing) and found the same thing: After exercise, one’s senses are heightened and thus can detect the flashing at a higher frequency than before exercise.Taken together, these findings indicate that “people see more clearly and immediately after exercise,” Maddock says. “They can make finer visual distinctions; their perceptions are sharper.”</blockquote>

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Science | Quanta Magazine

            <blockquote>The latest AI algorithms are probing the evolution of galaxies, calculating quantum wave functions, discovering new chemical compounds and more. Is there anything that scientists do that can’t be automated?</blockquote>

Source: How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Science | Quanta Magazine