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Napping Helps Children Retain Memory, Learn New Skills
2014-04-09 07:46:47

It seems like babies and young children are constantly learning new things and making giant developmental leaps. As if overnight, sometimes, they figure out how to recognize certain shapes or what the word "no" means no matter who says it.

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2011-01-24 12:20:00

Scientists, surprised by their own findings, report that the best way to not forget a newly learned poem, card trick or algebra equation may be to take a quick nap.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.