LIBRARY Readers ALERT no. 270 – Music for Studying and Concentration

LIBRARY Readers ALERT: A Semi-monthly Service for Students


1. El Kaliouby, Rana. “We need computers with empathy,”
MIT Technology Review vol. 120, no. 6 (Nov/Dec 2017): p. 8-9.

An emerging trend in artificial intelligence is to get computers to detect how we’re feeling and respond accordingly. This article discusses the potential for recognition and understanding of emotions by smart devices and technologies using artificial intelligence.

MIT Technology Review is available electronically at

2. “7 ways to help fight food waste,”
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter vol. 35, no. 6 (Aug 2017): p. 4-5.

Wasted food is receiving growing attention from policymakers, the food industry, scientists and consumers. Try the seven simple tips to help curb food waste.

Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter is available electronically at


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The happiness track : how to apply the science of happiness to accelerate your success / Emma Seppälä.

Featuring research-backed strategies we can use in our daily lives, The Happiness Track will show you the fulfilling, rewarding, and anxiety-free life that is within your reach.


2-hour long piano music for studying, concentrating, and focusing

Final is coming, this collection of piano music by Yiruma may help you focus, concentrate, and get better grades!

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