Recommendation 1 from ‘Psychology Today’

Article Name:’10 Dumb things I’ve learned from Brilliant people’

By: Trefor Moss

Quite often the smartest person in the room isn’t the wisest

Summary:

The article is a description of 10 dumb things the author feels he has learned from people who want to be thought of as brilliant. The first of them being to speak with an official style to sound like a expert. Presuming that ideas are more important than people. Consistent on pointing out flaws in the ideas of others, and the list goes on and on.

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Learn Words from the article:

1: Deter: to discourage
2: Glitch: a defect or malfunction in a machine
3: Repulse: to drive back

Recommendation 2 from ‘Neuromarketing’

Article Name:‘Tiki Taka triumph’

By: ‘Roger Dooley’

Influence with Images & Text

Summary:

The article states that a new study shows that text is more credible when accompanied by photos, when when the photos don’t support the content of the text.

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Learn Words from the article:

1: Grimacing: an ugly facial expression
2: Perplexed: Puzzled
3: Persuade: to advise to do something

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘Droughts not a big calamity in India anymore’

By: ‘SA Aiyar’

Impact of Droughts in India

Summary:

The article states the monsoon has failed this year as it did in 1965. India in the 1960s was purely dependent on US for food aid. But today the scenario has totally changed, today India can afford to buy foodgrains worth trillions as per the current GDP. And the rapid GDP growth has greatly reduced the economy’s monsoon dependence.

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Learn Words from the article:

Monstrous: extremely ugly in appearance
Pathetic: sympathetic sadness
Humiliation: the state of being humiliated

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