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1life1light1love Celebrate Miami’s multicultural street food scene with street food that's great tasting, sustainable and ethically produced and made with fresh ingredients plus live music 5-7 p.m. Benefits CasaBlanca Academy, a nonprofit school for students with autism. 10mon

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dj_mickyd Getting my coconut juice fix #Marrickville #fedtival #cocogonuts #working #hydrating #hot 10mon

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1life1light1love Penn State linguistic researchers. "In the past, bilinguals were looked down upon," said Judith F. Kroll, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Linguistics and Women’s Studies. "Not only is bilingualism not bad for you, it may be really good. When you’re switching languages all the time it strengthens your mental muscle and your executive function becomes enhanced." Fluent bilinguals seem to have both languages active at all times, whether both languages are consciously being used or not, the researchers report in a recent issue of Frontiers in Psychology. Both languages are active whether either was used only seconds earlier or several days earlier. Bilinguals rarely say a word in the unintended language, which suggests that they have the ability to control the parallel activity of both languages and ultimately select the intended language without needing to consciously think about it. The researchers conducted two separate but related experiments. In the first, 27 Spanish-English bilinguals read 512 sentences, written in either Spanish or English — alternating language every two sentences. Participants read the sentences silently until they came across a word displayed in red, at which point they were instructed to read the red word out loud, as quickly and accurately as possible. About half of the red words were cognates — words that look and sound similar and have the same meaning in both languages. "Cognate words were processed more quickly than control words," said Jason W. Gullifer, a graduate student in psychology, suggesting that both languages are active at the same time. Participants in the second experiment performed the same tasks as those in the first experiment, but this time were presented one language at a time. The second experiment’s results were similar to the first, suggesting that context does not influence word recognition. "The context of the experiment didn’t seem to matter," said Gullifer. "If you look at bilinguals there seems to be some kind of mechanistic control." 11mon

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1life1light1love They are ready to take over! Are we ready to wake up? 11mon

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1life1light1love A new University of Virginia study strongly suggests that we are hardwired to empathize because we closely associate people who are close to us – friends, spouses, lovers – with our very selves. “With familiarity, other people become part of ourselves,” said James Coan, a U.Va. psychology professor in the College of Arts & Sciences who used functional magnetic resonance imaging brain scans to find that people closely correlate people to whom they are attached to themselves. The study appears in the August issue of the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. “Our self comes to include the people we feel close to,” Coan said. In other words, our self-identity is largely based on whom we know and empathize with. 11mon

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