Schooled for life

You may have noticed media covering research about air pollution after a paper was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. This study from China found air pollution increases the risks of dementia, and impairs cognition, affecting language and arithmetic test scores. Xi Chen, Yale School of Public Health: "Polluted air can … Continue reading Schooled for life

In which therein you will encounter a writing update, talk of historical novels and study

One year of MA down. Summer semester over and a new one just begun, to quote from the classics. It was more gruelling than expected. Perhaps because summer kinda felt like it should have been holiday time and I was slaving over discussion threads and readings and deadlines (as well as some work and life). But it … Continue reading In which therein you will encounter a writing update, talk of historical novels and study