Posts Tagged ‘TV’

Social Networks support the intelligence

Friday, September 11th, 2009

GamersMilitary video and computer games and social networks and crossword improve intellect. Writing SMS and micro-blogging and watching videos – on the contrary, they pose a threat, because weak memory. This is the conclusion of scientists from the University Starligng in Britain, quoted by the BBC. They have drawn up a special program Jungle Memory, which trains the memory and try it out on students from 11 to 14 years. 8 weeks after the experiment with participating in it has been found to noticeably increase the performance of IQ-tests. And have improved their results on different tests for literacy and ability to think quantitatively. Experts note that so-called. Working memory is by practicing good game-strategies, which require planning of actions. Equally useful are solving logical problems (eg Sudoku) and communication in social networks.
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How to keep our eyes

Friday, July 24th, 2009

eyesThe pain, swelling around the eyes – these are obvious signs of eye strain. The most commonly exhaustion and excessive stress on the eyes is caused by incorrect – too bright or inadequate lighting. Experts advise to work with text in a room with soft top lighting, using an additional light source 75 or 100 watts. Problems may arise from light: incompact covered lamp casts glare on these walls and the paper on the table. Important is not to use cheap sunglasses: they protect the poor from harmful solar rays and can cause exhaustion. Also never forget periodically enable the eyes to rest: look anxiously at one point, just look at the sea thing. Avoid abrupt change of light: Do not watch TV in full darkness and do not use a flashlight to read the book. Work on your computer in low-lit room where the screen is no more than 3-4 times as bright from the main lighting. The monitor is good to be away from windows or other light sources and should be a slightly lower level at a distance 35-40 cm
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