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: 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 […]

Folium: Why "Mom" and "Dad" Sound So Similar in So Many Languages? via The Atlantic

Folium: Why “Mom” and “Dad” Sound So Similar in So Many Languages? via The Atlantic

… Connect Folium: Why “Mom” and “Dad” Sound So Similar in So Many Languages? via The Atlantic … Have you ever called your mom, mom? Or your dad, dad? Probably. So do people in other countries; imagine that! We might call our parents mom or dad slightly differently, after all, there is a language barrier. […]

Folium: Why It Pays To Be Bilingual via Voxy

Folium: Why It Pays To Be Bilingual via Voxy Check out CareerBuilder.com to find more than 6,000 job postings seeking bilingual applicants.  Employees bilingual in English and Spanish are particularly in demand.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Latinos are now the nation’s largest minority group, accounting for half of the nation’s population growth since […]

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Folium: Increase Your Child’s “Mental Flexibility” via Districtadministration.com

Folium: Increase Your Child’s “Mental Flexibility” via Districtadministration.com Results of 144 research studies led to the conclusion that early experience with two language systems seems to leave children with “a mental flexibility, a superiority in concept formation, and a more diversified set of mental abilities.” To paraphrase a Chinese Proverb, there is only one brilliant […]

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Folium: The “Hows” and “Whys” via Notes From a Big World

Folium: The “Hows” and “Whys” via Notes From a Big World “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – […]