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Daily Reader: Edition #139

Learn 151 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles about how to stimulate curiosity, what we know about serial creativity, and why our brains love new music.

1. How to Stimulate Curiosity
Time, 4/15/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 16

Time: How to Stimulate Curiosity

Being curious is the key to learning. Here are some tips on how you can stimulate your natural curiosity! Read more and learn vocabulary words like cognitive, generate, impels, intriguing, piqued, potent, quells, stimulate, and sufficient.

2. Profiling Serial Creators
Scientific American, 4/22/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 120

Scientific American: Profiling Serial Creators

Ever wonder what drives innovative thinking? This article offers a fascinating look at what we know about serial creativity. Read more and learn vocabulary words like ambiguity, divergent, enigmas, intuitive, precocious, rhetoric, supplant, validity, and vigor.

3. The Part of Our Brains That Makes Us Like New Music
Smithsonian Magazine, 4/11/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 15

Smithsonian Magazine: The Part of Our Brains That Makes Us Like New Music

Music is universal. It is beloved in every culture, every country, and every continent around the world. What is it about music that we love? Read more and learn vocabulary words like algorithms, diverge, generating, humanity, inquiry, integrate, provoke, and stimuli.

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