Acing Finals, Silent Dance Parties and Thwarting the Modern Day Pirate

Looking for a way to boost your final exam scores? Toss out those energy drinks and buy a couple extra packs of gum. Researchers at Lawrence University found that chewing gum boosts mental performance, according to The study found that students who chewed gum for 5 minutes before a test experienced a performance boost for the first 15-20 minutes of a test and scored higher than students who didn't chew gum.  Of course, the study advises that chewing gum throughout the test didn't … [Read more...]