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Everyday Q&A: How does aging affect memory?

In general, older people have more difficulty learning new things, retrieving old information, and multitasking. In order to understand what causes this weakening, we must first understand how memory works.

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The Salesman

Seira sagged against the restraints of the pilot’s chair, sucking air into laboring lungs. Her earpiece had been dislodged in the crash. It blinked an angry red and she could faintly hear a woman’s insistent voice.

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How do sundials work?

If a sundial works based upon a rod’s shadow, then why can’t a simple stick in the ground work as an accurate sundial?

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Mary ‘Cassie’ Stoddard MC ’08

Mary Caswell (“Cassie”) Stoddard has studied ornithology for four years, her accomplishments ranging from creating computer models of bird vision to founding an organization to increase undergraduate interest in the Peabody Museum.

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