What Classical Music Does To Your Genes

For all the effects music is thought to have on the brain, classical music seems to fall in a gray area. One side seems to think it makes children smarter, while others file this notion under the psychological myths we fall for. A new Finnish study aims to clarify this classic connection. “Although brain imaging studies…

Happy Pi Day!

Every year, Mar. 14 (3/14) is a day where people celebrate the never-ending mathematical constant: Pi (Greek letter “π”). This year, Pi Day will be incredibly special because in addition to the date being the first 3 number (3/14) the year (15′) mark the next two numbers. Which means that at 9:26 and 53 seconds, it…

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