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Conchita Wurst: Queen of Tolerance and Respect

Drag queens are not new but, in that role, Conchita Wurst (or is it Tom Neuwirth?) has forced us to rethink gender stereotypes. He’s a bearded woman. Conchita is not the first person to win the Eurovision Song Contest whose self-identity … Continue reading

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Fighting Racism, Sexism and Other Biases through Sleep?

It’s a fact that deep sleep reactivates and strengthens specific memories. How does that work? Through replay. The neurons that make new connections in the brain when you are in the process of learning something reactivate during sleep. So, if you study for … Continue reading

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Pacer Center: Champions for Children with Disabilities

What is Pacer Center? It’s a place that provides assistance to children with disabilities and to their parents. Concretely, Pacer Center offers workshops on mental health and emotional or behavioral needs, for instance, and assistance through such programs as the American … Continue reading