Gaming Bookworms

Homework or zombie battles? Why not … BOTH? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. HOW to get your kids to stop with the video games and do their homework? Wait, could all that screen time actually be HELPING them? Enter Angela Pasqualotto and team from

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes!

Need a change in routine? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying, I spoke too soon! You’ve got that daily commute down – twenty, thirty minutes tops! BUT when your GPS says it’ll take thirty-ONE minutes — you ABANDON your usual route! What makes us

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Smart Swimmers

Are smarter people more so-fish-ticated? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Fish may be colorful, but they aren’t very bright! Can they smarten up? Giulia Rossi and Patricia Wright from the University of Guelph in Canada think so! They study the mangrove killifish, a fish

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Sleepy Children, Happy Children

Image of young girl napping on textbooks.

Hey kid, falling asleep at your desk! WAKE UP!  This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Children have IMMENSE energy one moment. But then, . . . they’re out like a light! But is there something GOOD about that nap? Jianghong Liu from University of Pennsylvania and an international team

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Pay Attention

Green tree under blue sky

What do you get when you cross a Chinese father and a German mother? Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science… and a curious study where East meets West.  Tarek Amer at the University of Toronto explored the different ways we gaze. Sixty West European and East Asian

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Second Language Advantage

No, “quesadilla” does not mean “how’s your day?” This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying “willkommen, bienvenue, welcome!” Having two or more languages under your belt is handy when traveling – and singing show tunes! But does it also help you in other ways? Can

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