Stories are important!!

An article in the Globe and Mail, April 28, 2016 discussed studies with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). While subjects were listening to hours and hours of stories, researchers were recording their blood oxygen level activity in the brain. Speech and...

Cellphones and texting inhibit conversations!

Elizabeth Renzetti, a journalist in The Globe and Mail wrote when watching the line ups for the Apple iPhone 6 that “many people were on their phones but no one was actually talking” (September 22, 2014). “Phones are not made for speaking anymore. In the Wall Street...