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Daily Reader: Edition #325

Learn 78 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: how your season of birth impacts your brain development, the relationship between food and mood, and the traits shared by the world's most successful people.

1. How Your Season of Birth Is Etched in Your Brain
Wired, 3/5/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22

Wired: How Your Season of Birth Is Etched in Your Brain

Scientists find that women born in the summer develop more grey matter than those born in winter. Read more and learn vocabulary words like algorithm, diluted, mediated, penchant, persist, and temporal.

2. Our Moods, Our Foods
The Atlantic, 3/6/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 33

The Atlantic: Our Moods, Our Foods

They say that you are what you eat. But what exactly does that mean? Read more and learn vocabulary words like divergent, eschew, indulgent, lethargic, posits, and stimulus.

3. 8 Things The World’s Most Successful People All Have in Common
Time, 3/5/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 23

Time: 8 Things The World’s Most Successful People All Have in Common

What are some of the traits/habits of the world's most successful people? Read more and learn vocabulary words like aphorism, deliberate, grueling, negligible, threshold, and visionary.

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