June 1 - June 8, 2014

FEATURED ARTICLES

          Can This Organization Solve the Issue of Pace?
          New York Times, 6/1/14
          "Employees are vastly more satisfied and productive, it turns out, when four of their 
          core needs are met: physical, through opportunities to regularly renew and recharge 
          at work; emotional, by feeling values and appreciated for their contributions; 
          mental, when they have the opportunity to focus in an absorbed way on their most 
          important tasks and define when and where they get their work done; and spiritual, 
          by doing more of what they do best and enjoy most, and be feeling connected to a 
          higher purpose at work."


COGNITIVE SCIENCE

          Sleep Strengthens Memory.  Now We Know How.
          New Scientist, 6/5/14

          Learning a Second Language Slows Cognitive Decline from Aging
          New Scientist, 6/3/14

          5 Ways Our Memory Can Deceive Us
          Salon, 6/3/14

CREATIVITY

          Three Ways to Be More Creative... While Sleeping
          Fast Company, 6/2/14

DISPOSITIONS

          Why Curiosity Is the Most Important Character Trait
          New Statesman, 5/27/14

HUMANITIES

          Phillip Pullman on Fairy Tales and Belief
          New Statesman, 5/27/14

          A Curated List of War Writing by Women
          LA Review of Books, 5/26/14

          New Book Details Climate Change's Impact on Walden
          Times Higher Education, 4/3/14

READING & WRITING

          Is "Lunch" Bad English, and Other Grammatical Dilemmas
          NPR, 6/3/14

          What is the Science of Handwriting vs Typing?
          New York Times, 6/2/14

OTHER 

          How Libraries Decide What to Keep... and What to Jettison
          Medium, 5/13/14


NOTE: For the summer months, we'll have a themed weekly feature of some of the best or most interesting articles from the previous academic year.  This week starts with the topic of creativity.


SUMMER FEATURES: CREATIVITY

          To Be Creative, Learn to Speak Your Colleagues' Social Language
          Fast Company, 12/19/13

          Reclaim Your Mornings for Better Creative Productivity
          Farnam Street, 1/21/14

          Promote Creativity Through Improvisation (and Conversation)
          Brilliant Blog, 2/17/14

          Exploring "Co-Creative" (Collaborative) Design in Education
          Core77, 3/10/14

          To Assess Creativity, Deconstruct It
          Pacific Standard, 4/4/14

          You're More Creative When You're Walking
          Stanford News, 4/24/14

          Studying Abroad Makes More Complex and Creative Thinkers
          Brilliant Blog, 4/28/14

          How Attention Determines Creativity and Insight
          New Yorker, 5/28/14