Bite-Sized Reads

Sleep and its Effect on Our Brain

The average human being spends one-third of their life asleep. You have probably been often told that getting adequate sleep is crucial for our well-being. But do you know why it’s important to get a full night’s sleep? Read on to find out.

A Beginner’s Guide to Cognitive Science

Every moment of every day we constantly think and process new information. Our brain observes and learns about how everything works in our life. But have you ever wondered how your brain does that? How does your brain think the way it does? Keep reading to learn more about cognitive science!

Prime numbers and spirals

Prime numbers, yes. You might have been introduced to these numbers in elementary school but some of their complexities leave us bewildered and have gained the fascination of many mathematicians including mathematics greats like Gauss, Euclid and Riemann making them one of the most sought after bases of studies in mathematics. But what is so mysterious … Continue reading Prime numbers and spirals

The Junior Academy

Check out this site that allows high schoolers to engage in collaborative problem solving to develop solutions to some of the world’s most important problems.

The Zooniverse, and a Ripple in Spacetime

Citizen science is one of the best ways to practice being a professional scientist. Learn more about one of the biggest global citizen science projects, the Zooniverse, in this post.

‘Emotional Intelligence’ by Daniel Goleman

In schools, we are often taught that our intelligence is purely determined by how well we do on tests and exams. In reality, that is only one form of intelligence. As evident by the title, this book talks about another form of intelligence: emotional intelligence. The book provides various anecdotes from Goleman’s life where emotional … Continue reading ‘Emotional Intelligence’ by Daniel Goleman

Google, beyond Earth

A few years ago I discovered Google Space. It has images from over a dozen solar system bodies, and the International Space Station. These images were pieced together from NASA and ESA satellite data. I think these spinnable, zoomable maps with labeled regions and realistic terrain are pretty fun to play around with! They’re also … Continue reading Google, beyond Earth

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What are bite-sized reads?

If you’re short on time and want a quick article, bite-sized reads are for you! They will take 2 minutes or less to read. Happy Reading!

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