Best Internet Filter Software of 2019: Website Blockers to Protect your Kids

From our friends at Top Ten Reviews: Finding the best internet filter can be hard. Website blockers have a lot of functions that can be confusing or too obtrusive. This guide will examine all the features of the top internet filters to break down their features - and how they'll help to protect your children from adult content and online predators.  We thoroughly check all the internet filters we've reviews to ensure that our recommendations will keep children safe. 

New Projector Technology Increases Student Engagement

Schools across the country are moving to lamp-free projectors in order to reduce the expense of replacing traditional mercury lamps and the associated labor costs. The result is longer product life for projectors and better ROI and TCO for schools and districts. In addition, the lamp-free projectors are better for the environment and consume 50% less power.

Study: Music Therapy Helps Brain Sync with Therapist

An innovative study reveals that the brains of a patient and therapist become synchronized during a music therapy session. The first-time finding is viewed as a breakthrough that could improve future interactions between patients and therapists.
The study was the first to use a procedure called hyperscanning, which records activity in two brains at the same time, allowing researchers to better understand how people interact.

Why Does Your Voice Fail You During Public Speaking?

Many people struggle with a fear of public speaking. Such fear can impact voice control leading to stammering or feeling like there is a “frog in your throat.”
Now a new study finds that stress-induced brain activations might be to blame for these voice issues that often arise in public speaking situations.
“For many, public speaking can be a stressful situation,” said Dr. Maria Dietrich, an associate professor of speech, language and hearing sciences at the University of Missouri (MU) School of Health Professions,

How Cities Can Integrate Nature to Improve Mental Health

A growing body of research has shown the significant benefits of natural settings on human cognition and mental health. But until now, it has been difficult to quantify these benefits in a useful manner for cities that want to integrate nature into their design.
Now, an international team led by the University of Washington (UW) and Stanford University has created a framework for how city planners, landscape architects, developers and others can take into account the mental health benefits of nature and incorporate these into plans and policies for their residents.

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