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How to stay calm when you know you'll be stressed. How to use rhetoric to get what you want - Camille A. Aristotle, the student of Plato, taught first in Plato’s Academy and then tutored Alexander the Great, and finally established his Athenian philosophical school the Lyceum.

How to use rhetoric to get what you want - Camille A.

The Lyceum is an amazing place to visit. Watch this video to learn more about the its remains here. In the fourth century BC, Aristotle compiled several of his lectures, two of which he wrote when he taught in Plato’s Academy and two later when teaching in his Lyceum, into the treatise, Rhetoric, which he used as a text. His teaching method differed from others; Aristotle was a peripatetic lecturer, which means he walked around as he spoke with his students instead of standing in the front of a room. He is accredited with developing the peripatetic teaching style. Aristotle was not born in Athens and was not an orator like the sophists, and one of the most famous orators of the age, Cicero, were.

A simple way to break a bad habit. Teach girls bravery, not perfection. Harry Potter and the translator's nightmare. 8 Intelligences: Are You a Jack of All Trades or a Master of. Everything you need to know to read "Frankenstein" - Iseult. In the eighteenth century, a young pregnant girl who had recently eloped with an older married man sat down to write one of the greatest literary masterpieces.

Everything you need to know to read "Frankenstein" - Iseult

Smart, daring and dogged by tragedy, Mary Shelley is a fascinating figure (particularly in an era dominated by men). Learn more about the author at “Mary Shelley Lived a Life as Dark as her Books.”To learn more about Mary’s subversive genealogy check out this article on her mother, the “mother of feminism” In Frankenstein, different strands of thought about art, myth science and family are woven together. And it all started with the bang of a volcano! To learn more about the “Year without a Summer,” watch the TED-Ed lesson on Mount Tambora: The colossal consequences of supervolcanoes. Is Binge Watching Bad For You? Does my dog know what I'm thinking? The psychology of accents. Let's consider the accent(s) that may or may not distinguish and endear Bostonians and New Yorkers.

The psychology of accents

This Brainstuff podcast considers their origins. This website shows how there are 8 significant dialects of English being spoken in North America. Warning: Lots of information here: Did you know that people with accents can experience bias based solely on the way in which they pronounce their words? In his 2016 TED Talk, Safwat Saleem shares why he keeps speaking up. In his talk, Saleem challenges the assumptions and biases that exist in people when they hear accents that are different than their own. An article in Scientific American - Why the Brain Doubts a Foreign Accent tries to explain that the reasons behind accent discrimination are not only a function of intolerance or racism, but that cognitive fluency compounds a speakers chances of being believed. The title of this article says it all: Why So Many Movie Villains Have British Accents.

Is Google killing your memory? Watch these recommended TED-Ed Lessons How memories form and how we lose themThink back to a really vivid memory.

Is Google killing your memory?

Got it? Now try to remember what you had for lunch three weeks ago. That second memory probably isn’t as strong—but why not? Why do we remember some things, and not others? What happens when you remove the hippocampus? Why I'm done trying to be "man enough" - Justin Baldoni. Watch these recommended TED Lessons A call to menAt TEDWomen, Tony Porter makes a call to men everywhere: Don't "act like a man.

Why I'm done trying to be "man enough" - Justin Baldoni

" Telling powerful stories from his own life, he shows how this mentality, drummed into so many men and boys, can lead men to disrespect, mistreat and abuse women and each other. His solution: Break free of the "man box. " We should all be feministsWe teach girls that they can have ambition, but not too much ... to be successful, but not too successful, or they'll threaten men, says author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

The surprising link between stress and memory - Elizabeth Cox. Sunni Brown: Doodlers, unite! TED - The secrets of learning a new language. I love learning foreign languages.

TED - The secrets of learning a new language

In fact, I love it so much that I like to learn a new language every two years, currently working on my eighth one. When people find that out about me, they always ask me, "How do you do that? What's your secret? " And to be honest, for many years, my answer would be, "I don't know. I simply love learning languages. " The best place to meet a lot of polyglots is an event where hundreds of language lovers meet in one place to practice their languages. And so I met Benny from Ireland, who told me that his method is to start speaking from day one. I also met Lucas from Brazil who had a really interesting method to learn Russian. And soon he would start typing himself, because he had so many of these conversations that he figured out how the Russian conversation usually starts. I realized that this is actually how I learn languages myself.

I only realized this after meeting other polyglots. First of all, you'll need effective methods.