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    • How We Learn

    • The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens
    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Steve Kramer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
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    From an early age, it is drilled into our heads: Restlessness, distraction, and ignorance are the enemies of success. We’re told that learning is all self-discipline, that we must confine ourselves to designated study areas, turn off the music, and maintain a strict ritual if we want to ace that test, memorize that presentation, or nail that piano recital. But what if almost everything we were told about learning is wrong?

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    • Mostly how we "remember", not how we "learn"

    • By NH Mama on 05-05-16
    • The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens
    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Steve Kramer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Release date: 09-09-14
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    • New Study Casts Doubt on Diagnosis of Adult-Onset ADHD

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 4 mins
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    In just the past few years, researchers have identified what they believe is an adult version of attention deficit disorder: a restless inability to concentrate that develops spontaneously after high school, years after the syndrome typically shows itself, and without any early signs.

    "New Study Casts Doubt on Diagnosis of Adult-Onset ADHD" is from the October 20, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Scientists Move Closer to Understanding Schizophrenia's Cause

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Scientists Move Closer to Understanding Schizophrenia's Cause" is from the Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • An Alternative Form of Mental Health Care Gains a Foothold

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "An Alternative Form of Mental Health Care Gains a Foothold" is from the August 08, 2016, US section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • On CTE and Athletes, Science Remains in Its Infancy

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "On CTE and Athletes, Science Remains in Its Infancy" is from the March 27, 2016, Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Life After the Storm: Children Who Survived Katrina Offer Lessons

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 9 mins
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    In a series of interviews here in New Orleans, 12 years after Katrina’s devastating floods, young survivors, now in their early 20s, agreed only that overcoming the mental strain of displacement is like escaping the rising water itself – a matter of finding something to hold onto, one safe place or reliable person, each time you move.

    "Life After the Storm: Children Who Survived Katrina Offer Lessons" is from the September 08, 2017 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Police Try to Lower Racial Bias, but under Pressure, It Isn't So Easy

    • By: Benedict Carey, Erica Goode
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Police Try to Lower Racial Bias, but under Pressure, It Isn't So Easy" is from the July 11, 2016 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and Erica Goode and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • How We Learn

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
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    In the tradition of The Power of Habit and Thinking, Fast and Slow comes a practical, playful, and endlessly fascinating guide to what we really know about learning and memory today - and how we can apply it to our own lives. From an early age, it is drilled into our heads: Restlessness, distraction, and ignorance are the enemies of success.

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    • How Fiction Becomes Fact on Social Media

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Hours after the Las Vegas massacre, Travis McKinney’s Facebook feed was hit with a scattershot of conspiracy theories. The police were lying. There were multiple shooters in the hotel, not just one. The sheriff was covering for casino owners to preserve their business.

    "How Fiction Becomes Fact on Social Media" is from the October 23, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Study Focuses on Repeated Hits, Not Concussions

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Study Focuses on Repeated Hits, Not Concussions" is from the March 31, 2016, Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Thought-Transmitting Chip Helps Paralyzed Man Regain Control of Hand

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Thought-Transmitting Chip Helps Paralyzed Man Regain Control of Hand" is from the April 13, 2016 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • 'Pacemaker' for the Brain Can Help Memory, Study Finds

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Well-timed pulses from electrodes implanted in the brain can enhance memory in some people, scientists reported on Thursday, in the most rigorous demonstration to date of how a pacemaker-like approach might help reduce symptoms of dementia, head injuries and other conditions.

    "'Pacemaker' for the Brain Can Help Memory, Study Finds" is from the April 20, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • An NYU Study Gone Wrong, and a Top Researcher Dismissed

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "An NYU Study Gone Wrong, and a Top Researcher Dismissed" is from the June 29, 2016, Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • One in 6 U.S. Adults Say They Have Taken Psychiatric Drugs, Report Says

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "One in 6 U.S. Adults Say They Have Taken Psychiatric Drugs, Report Says" is from the December 12, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • A Call to Foster Mental Health across Globe

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "A Call to Foster Mental Health across Globe" is from the April 12, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Those With Multiple Tours of War Overseas Struggle at Home

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Those With Multiple Tours of War Overseas Struggle at Home" is from the May 30, 2016 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Psychology Itself Is Under Scrutiny

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The urge to pull down statues extends well beyond the public squares of nations in turmoil. Lately it has been stirring the air in some corners of science, particularly psychology.

    "Psychology Itself Is Under Scrutiny" is from the July 16, 2018 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Lessons in the Delicate Art of Confronting Offensive Speech

    • By: Benedict Carey, Jan Hoffman
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Lessons in the Delicate Art of Confronting Offensive Speech" is from the October 12, 2016 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and Jan Hoffman and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Sharp Rise Reported in Older Americans’ Use of Multiple Psychiatric Drugs

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The number of retirement-age Americans taking at least three psychiatric drugs more than doubled between 2004 and 2013, even though almost half of them had no mental health diagnosis on record, researchers reported Monday.

    "Sharp Rise Reported in Older Americans’ Use of Multiple Psychiatric Drugs" is from the February 13, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Benedict Carey and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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