Author: Biki Poddar

Mozart effect—Mozart makes you smarter Though the phrase ‘Mozart effect’ was coined in 1991 by French researcher Alfred A. Tomatis, it came into prominence in 1993.  The popular theory states that early childhood exposure to Mozart or just listening to Mozart has positive effects on mental development.  Who doesn’t want a ‘baby Einstein’? Psychologist Frances Rauscher and her team from the University of California investigated and published results in the —1993 journal in Nature. The study was conducted on only 36 young adults. They found, after listening to Mozart’s Sonata for two pianos in D major, participants had a temporary…

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Remember the time when your boss told you ‘this ain’t working, think out of the box ‘ or your teacher said ‘don’t copy-paste, write on your own ‘?That time you blame yourself for not being creative enough. However, here we would see creativity as a gift, how to develop it and the fallacy associated with it. If anyhow you want to skip all these sections and jump to the fallacy of creativity, click here. Identifying yourself as creative Creativity is necessarily described as discovering new ideas, interpretations or solutions to a problem. That can be as simple as finding new…

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Technology has come a long way but gaming has gone farthest. The way games have improved, tech giants did not leave a stone unturned to meet the requirements. Through the bigger screen to yet powerful CPU, better graphics to RAM capacity, all to improve the gaming experience of the gaming enthusiasts. Anyway, a beginner or a pro all would succumb to what could modern gaming laptops offer. Though the bigger the numbers the better the laptop but better if it fits in your budget. And a gaming laptop is the best in terms of portability and performance. Hardcore gaming performance…

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Eyes are an asset but have become a liability due to their poor health. Let us begin with the story of a teenage boy and end with tips to maintain eye health. Tintin was a 16-year-old boy. The moment he woke up in the morning, he searched for his glasses. That thing sat on his nose from his early ten and it was believed to stay on his nose for his life. Though he got used to wearing it all day, sometimes he felt insecure about the way he looked. His glasses got thicker and thicker as he grew older.…

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was a Hindu Gujarati, a professional lawyer, a civil rights activist and an Indian National Congressman all condensed into Father of the Nation. Mahatma Gandhi was influenced by both western and ancient Indian culture. His ideology is regarded as a double-edged weapon, that is, the simultaneous transformation of individuals and society with principles of truth and non-violence. His ideologies are globalised and employed by Martin Luther King in the US, Nelson Mandela in South Africa and Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar. The United Nations recognise 2nd October as International Day of Non-Violence. In Gandhian philosophy, the…

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India ranks 101 out of 116 countries in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2021 published on 14th October. India’s neighbouring country, Pakistan ranks 92nd, Bangladesh ranks 76th and Nepal is 76th. Moreover, with a score of 27.5, India has been classified as ‘at a level of hunger that is serious’. Countries such as Belarus, Brazil, Chile, China, Cuba, Turkey are ranked among 1 to 18. Whereas Somalia has ranked highest in the recent GHI rankings, it scored 50.8 which is considered very alarming. Global Hunger index The Global Hunger Index reviews and reports hunger at global, regional and national levels.…

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The Ola S1 revolutionized the two-wheelers electric scooter in India. With growing awareness of climate change and the government’s emphasis on green energy, the ola has readied itself to launch itself into the future. Its ecosystem is both progressive economically and sustainable. Its manufacturing unit is handy with Make In India and Atmanirbhar Bharat, which would be beneficial for Indian GDP. India is emerging as one of the fastest-growing nations but stringently depends on fossil fuels. Ola S1 and S1 pro Ola electric scooters have a revolutionary and fluid design. It is young and vibrant from its iconic headlamps, largest…

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