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Day 26: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 26 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. A Message From Your Brain: I'm Not Good At Remembering What I Hear
National Geographic

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21

National Geographic: A Message From Your Brain

Scientists find that we are much better at remembering what we see compared to what we hear.

Featured words: engage, mechanism, recall, robust, ubiquitous.

2. What Separates Us From the Animals?
Slate

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 65

Slate: What Separates Us From the Animals?

What truly separates humans from other animals? The answer may surprise you!

Featured words: abstract, attribute, conjure, console, contemplate, deploy, derive, embed, empathy, relevant, unique.

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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