June 2 2016

I Love Steno The Student Edition: How Relaxation Helps Your Memory

When your body feels stress, it releases the hormone cortisol. When your cortisol levels are high, your memory is adversely affected. High stress levels are accompanied by lowered concentration levels, and a lowered ability to retain and recall information. Therefore, take a deep breath and try to be as relaxed as possible while you are testing and practicing. This will help to get your brain working for you instead of against you. Relaxation is key.

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January 14 2016

Theory Thursday: Words Ending in -TH- Part 1

To denote words ending with -th, I use an *T.

Here are some briefs:

bath= BA*T
beneath= BAO*ENT or NAOE*TH
bequeath= QAO*ET
berth= B*ERT
billionth= B_LT
birth= B*IRT
births= B*IRTS
birthed= B*IRTD
Bluetooth= BL*UT or BLAO*T
tooth= TAO*TH
booth= BAO*TH
both= BO*T or BO*ET
breadth= BRED/*T or BRA*ED
breath= BR*ET
broth= BRO*T
cheth= KH*ET
cloth= KLO*T
cometh= KO*MT
couth= KO*UT or KAO*UT
cruth= KRAO*UT

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