Learning Games: Stay Sharp Over Summer

Instead of letting your brain turn to mush this summer, exercise your brain. The New York Times recently published an article about how working your brain regularly, like the muscle it is, can help you focus and retain information. The Times explained a study done with children in which a small group performed a specific memory game, “…[Students] who played the working memory games fidgeted less…[the students] also scored higher on one of the single best measures of fluid intelligence.” Continue reading

How to Increase Productivity: Life Hacks to Stop Slacking Off

College is supposed to be the most important and fun time in your life. There are many people to meet, things to do, and knowledge to gain. The college experience can quickly take a turn for the worse if you find yourself constantly distracted by things other than your online school or college work. Your grades go downhill from there, and your college experience quickly becomes a flunk-out experience. Luckily, there are some pretty simple things you can do to keep yourself on track. Continue reading