“She” goes missing from presidential language

By Anne Trafton | MIT News Even when people believed Hillary Clinton would win the 2016 election, they did not use “she” to refer to the next president. https://soundcloud.com/mitnewsoffice/audio-article-she-goes-missing-from-presidential-language/s-J9nMo  Throughout most of 2016, a significant…

Study reveal benefits of mindfulness for middle school…

Focusing awareness on the present moment can enhance academic performance and lower stress levels. Two new studies suggest that mindfulness — the practice of focusing one’s awareness on the present moment — can enhance academic…

New approaches in neuroscience show it’s not all…

[caption id="attachment_14491" align="alignright" width="285"] Richard Davidson[/caption] Our own unique experiences shape how we view the world and respond to the events in our lives. But experience is highly subjective. What’s distressing or joyful to one…