Great reads for the weekend!

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Here are four great reads for the weekend:

How Exercise Could Help You Learn a New Language, by Gretchen Reynolds (EN, ES)

We know we already ask you to spend a lot of time memorizing words and grammar rules and doing your homework, but if on top of that you can get a few cardio and weightlifting sessions every week, you’ll learn even faster!

Why Spanish is fast becoming Britain’s favorite foreign language, by Jesús Ruiz Mantilla (EN, ES)

Apparently more and more people in the UK are choosing to learn Spanish, which is great news 🙂 We already beat German, and we’ll beat French next year!

Vocal Learning in Grey Parrots: A Brief Review of Perception, Production, and Cross-Species Comparisons, by Irene M. Pepperberg (EN)

Remember Nigel, the parrot who went missing for four years in California and came back speaking Spanish when he was found in 2014? This is a really cool paper about how grey parrots do it.

Esta tipografía te ayuda a memorizar todo lo que estudias, by El País Retina (ES)

A team including typographer Stephen Banham and a group of cognitive psychologists from RMIT University created Sans Forgetica last year. They claim it helps you memorize stuff faster. You can download the font for free here. Let us know if it works!

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