Kaitlin Goodrich

The Cognitive Benefits of Being Multilingual

According to recent studies, it's difficult to know exactly how many people are multilingual, but it's estimated that over half the world's population is multilingual to some extent. When a person is multilingual, they obviously reap the so--- Continue reading

5 Overlooked Artists Still Influencing Music Today

The greatest music is both familiar and yet one-of-a-kind. It takes influences from the artists that came before and changes it to make a sound that is totally its own. Since the roots of the best artists today come from past musicians, it'--- Continue reading

Does Latin Help Your SAT Score?

You've probably heard many people say that Latin is a dead language. So why do we bother teaching it anymore? Well, as it turns out, "dead" is a matter of perspective. Sure, it may not help you when you travel (unless you're heading to a--- Continue reading

Using Active Recall to Ace Your Exams

We've all had that awful experience on test day of absolutely blanking on the content. You know what I'm talking about. You look at the page, and while everything looks familiar, you can't for the life of you remember how to solve a problem--- Continue reading

Seven Secrets to Mastering Vocab Faster

As anyone studying a new language knows, learning new vocab can be a big pain in the you-know-what. Unfortunately, without vocabulary we can't communicate well in our second language. In fact, learning new vocab words is often the most impo--- Continue reading

How to Choose a Career Path

One of the hardest things that college students (and everyone else!) have to do is choose a career path. There are so many options, and there is a lot of pressure to ensure that you are making the right choice for you. Many people feel like--- Continue reading
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Is It Possible to Learn Two Languages at Once?

At Brainscape we know that learning a new language as an adult can be a challenge. You need dedication and the right resources, not to mention a lot of practice, in order to do it right. That's why few people attempt to complicate matters f--- Continue reading

Is Hysterical Strength Real?

We've all heard the fantastic stories of hysterical strength: mothers lifting cars off babies, strangers saving accident victims from explosions by lifting metal beams, and even heroic soldiers lifting seemingly impossibly heavy objects--- Continue reading