Of high relevance for a 41-year old college student learning Spanish too…

Here is a nice little article for those on the slightly older side of adulthood who may be tackling new mentally challenging tasks to start their year off with. Enjoy!

“Don’t leave learning to the young. Older brains can grow, too.”
NYTimes “This Year Change Your Mind” – Oliver Sacks

Also, I found this pretty great to read as I observe some of my better qualities slowly coming to the fore over the years. I feel ahead of the curve by this article’s reckoning.

Economist “The U Bend of Life”
Why, beyond middle age, people get happier as they get older

(Both of these links courtesy of the always amazing Naked Capitalism links posts)

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