Folium: What Should I Absolutely Not Do When Visiting Your Country via BBC

Folium: What Should I Absolutely Not Do When Visiting Your Country via BBC

… Connect BBC: What Should I Absolutely Not Do When Visiting Your Country … If you’re looking to visit another country soon and want to know what to expect, most blogs you read around the internet will tell you what to do while visiting different countries. This blog on the other hand warns you of […]

Folium: What Is The Value Of An Education In The Humanities via NPR

Folium: What Is The Value Of An Education In The Humanities via NPR

… Connect NPR: What Is The Value Of An Education In The Humanities? … The cost of living paid for by those who have come before us is small in comparison with the cost of which we pay as students to receive an education about those have have come before us. Adam Frank is his […]

Folium: We think More Rationally in a Foreign Language via BPS

Folium: We think More Rationally in a Foreign Language via BPS

… Connect BPS: We think More Rationally in a Foreign Language … There is a psychology of language that is the study of the psychological factors that enable humans to acquire, use, comprehend and produce language. There have been many studies done on bilingual students that has reported on that people are immune to two […]

Folium: Why Constant Learners All Embrace the 5-Hour Rule via Inc

Folium: Why Constant Learners All Embrace the 5-Hour Rule via Inc.

… Connect Inc: Why Constant Learners All Embrace the 5-Hour Rule … Have you ever wished to become like the greats of the world? You may have asked yourself this question many times, but have you ever asked yourself what the greats do in order to be considered one of the greats? Nobody is born […]

Folium: The Glossary of Happiness via NewYorker

Folium: The Glossary of Happiness via NewYorker

… Connect NewYorker: The Glossary of Happiness … Languages often get “lost in translation,” and this phenomenon can be due to a simple mistake or due to the fact that one language was not quite able to capture the essence of a word’s meaning in another language. Sometimes in other languages there are certain words […]

Folium: Our Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests via NPR

Folium: Our Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests via NPR

… Connect NPR: Our Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests … Audio (Audio via NPR) … Imagine a time where you have been to a very crowded place and have heard the roar of people talking around you. In that roar there is a constant mix of words; vowels, consonants, verbs, nouns. Unless […]

Folium: Living In The World’s Most Welcoming Countries via BBC

Folium: Living In The World’s Most Welcoming Countries via BBC

… Connect BBC: Living In The World’s Most Welcoming Countries … An expatriate, often shortened to “expat”, is a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country other than that of their citizenship. For many expats, finding new friends can ease the often overwhelming task of adjusting to a new journey abroad. But according to […]

Folium: If You Love Your Child, Send Them Away. Far, Far Away via HuffPost

Folium: If You Love Your Child, Send Them Away. Far, Far Away via HuffPost

… Connect HuffPost: If You Love Your Child, Send Them Away. Far, Far Away … “See ya mom and dad! I’m going to France! ” coming from the mouth of a twelve year old could be a parent’s worse nightmare. Kristin Bigelow heard those very words from her 12 year old daughter after she had […]

Folium: Why Does a Word Sometimes Lose All Meaning via MentalFloss

Folium: Why Does a Word Sometimes Lose All Meaning via MentalFloss

… Connect MentalFloss: Why Does a Word Sometimes Lose All Meaning? … There is a phenomenon that appears when a word occurs multiple times, that word begins to lose it’s meaning, or as Zachary Petit puts in his article “disintegrates” before your eyes. This phenomenon is called Semantic Satiation, or semantic saturation which is more formally […]

Folium: Why I Taught Myself 20 Languages... via TED-Ed

Folium: Why I Taught Myself 20 Languages… via TED-Ed

… Connect TED-Ed: Why I Taught Myself 20 Languages… … If you don’t know what a hyperpolyglot is… that’s ok, because neither did I. But a hyperpolyglot is someone who is gifted at massively accumulating languages. They possess a particular neurology that’s well-suited for learning languages very quickly and putting them to good use. While […]