June 1 - June 8, 2014


          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."


          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


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


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


          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


          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


          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.


          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