Archive | October, 2016


24 Oct

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: To talk well and eloquently is a very great art, but that an equally great one is to know the right moment to stop.


20 Oct

Sixteen billion e-mail responses sent by two million people were analyzed. The following were the results:1) Five words was the usual length of reply., 2) Over 90% of answers were sent within one day, and 3) E-mails with attachments took twice as long before getting a response. (Stern, V. Waiting for that e-mail. The Scientific American Mind, 2016, 27(2), p. 9)


13 Oct

Groucho Marx: Outside of a dog, a book is your best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.


9 Oct

The National Sleep Foundation panel concluded that teens need 8 to 10 hours of sleep per night. An August 2015 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that middle schools and high schools start at 8:30 AM or later. (Weintraub, K. Young and sleep deprived. Monitor on Psychology, 2016, 47(2), 46-50)


6 Oct

Romantic relationships suffer when smartphones, tablets, and computers take too much precedence. (Novotney, A. Is ‘technoference’ hurting your partner? Monitor on Psychology, 2016, 47(1), p. 55)


2 Oct

Seneca: The greatest obstacle to living is expectancy, which hangs upon tomorrow and loses today.