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The Beat Goes On

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How is music an integral part of human experience across time and circumstances? How can music inspire us even in the worst circumstances? Follow the story of Billy McCarthy, musician for the band We Are Augustines, as he suffers personal … Continue reading

Reading: The Whole Picture, Part I

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Hockey sticks clacking, ice chunks spraying, my nephew Stephen raced down the rink, hugging the puck between stick and skates. Abruptly, he swirled to a stop, pulled out his playbook and reviewed the play strategy for this game situation, a … Continue reading

New Unit of Study: Thrill-Seekers!

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Is there a scientific explanation for risk-taking behavior, especially among adolescents, and how can thrill-seekers channel their impulses in a constructive way?