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Day 12: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 12 of our SAT/ACT Reading Challenge! From June 30 — August 8, 2014, we'll post 1-2 interesting articles for you to read each day (Mon-Fri) that will help you learn the top 100 SAT/ACT vocabulary words.

Here are today's articles:

1. Does Continual Googling Really Make You Stupid?
Scientific American

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 51

Scientific American: Does Continual Googling Really Make You Stupid?

Is it healthy for us to have so many emails, tweets, chats, and status updates continually vying for our attention?

Featured words: accessible, cognitive, controversial, conventional, emerging, engage, enhance, foster, intuition, lament, pervasive, recall, resonate, retain, temporal, unprecedented.

2. The Latest NFL Lawsuit Centers on This Exhumed Brain
Wired

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 26

Wired: The Latest NFL Lawsuit Centers on This Exhumed Brain

What can the brain tissue of a deceased former NFL linebacker tell us about the danger of concussions?

Featured words: aggregate, chronic, definitive, ideal, presumably, skeptical.

Subscribe to the Reading Challenge here. If you have questions or feedback, please let us know — we'd love to hear from you!

Happy Reading!

Betty

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