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November 23, 2019

Does Inflation Hit the Poor Harder?
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Does Inflation Hit the Poor Harder?
The percentage of Americans living in poverty may be higher than official estimates. Prof. Chris Wimer from the School of Social Work at Columbia University led a recent study that suggests that the rate of inflation may hit those at the low end of the income scale harder. He outlined his results and explained the possible reasons behind it.
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It's a Deafening World
Millions of Americans suffer from it. It may be connected with serious illness. Yet many who have the problem are reluctant to admit it. It's hearing loss. David Owen, is the author of Volume Control: Hearing in a Deafening World, and he explains why hearing loss starts in youth. He also talks about the rapidly improving technology in hearing aids and similar devices.
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The Sweet Spot of Learning
Educational experts have long recognized that there is something of a "sweet spot" when it comes to learning. Prof. Robert Wilson from Arizona State University led a study using artificial intelligence that determined the sweet spot is when failure occurs 15% of the time and the right answer is given 85% of the time.
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