A pre-performance routine makes athletes like Michael Jordan and Rafael Nadal perform better, regardless of what it is by Steffie Drucker
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Believe it or not, a panda’s distinctive markings work as camouflage by Cameron Duke
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For babies, sign language is just as cognitively enriching as spoken language by Steffie Drucker
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- American Sign Language. (2021, October 29). NIDCD. https://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/american-sign-language#1
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