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Ronni Gordon

Ronni Gordon is a South Hadley, Mass.-based freelance writer and editor and a former newspaper reporter. She has written for The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, the alumni quarterlies of Smith and Vassar and elsewhere.

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The Brain Benefits of Trying Something New

Trying new tasks requires activation of less-used areas of the brain and stimulates new connections between brain regions.
February 15, 2024
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