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From the Ted Talk by Stuart Brown: Play is more than just fun

Unscramble the Blue Letters

JH: How do you keep — and I know you're part of the scientific research cuntimomy, and you have to justify your eiensxtce with gnarts and proposals like everyone else — how do you pvrenet — and some of the data that you've produced, the good science that you're talking about you've produced, is hot to hnalde. How do you prevent either the media's interpretation of your work or the scientific community's interpretation of the implications of your work, kind of like the Mozart metaphor, where, "Oh, MRIs show that play ecnnehas your intelligence. Well, let's round these kids up, put them in pens and make them play for months at a time; they'll all be geniuses and go to havarrd." How do you prevent people from taking that sort of action on the data that you're developing?

Open Cloze

JH: How do you keep — and I know you're part of the scientific research _________, and you have to justify your _________ with ______ and proposals like everyone else — how do you _______ — and some of the data that you've produced, the good science that you're talking about you've produced, is hot to ______. How do you prevent either the media's interpretation of your work or the scientific community's interpretation of the implications of your work, kind of like the Mozart metaphor, where, "Oh, MRIs show that play ________ your intelligence. Well, let's round these kids up, put them in pens and make them play for months at a time; they'll all be geniuses and go to _______." How do you prevent people from taking that sort of action on the data that you're developing?

Solution

  1. community
  2. handle
  3. existence
  4. prevent
  5. grants
  6. harvard
  7. enhances

Original Text

JH: How do you keep — and I know you're part of the scientific research community, and you have to justify your existence with grants and proposals like everyone else — how do you prevent — and some of the data that you've produced, the good science that you're talking about you've produced, is hot to handle. How do you prevent either the media's interpretation of your work or the scientific community's interpretation of the implications of your work, kind of like the Mozart metaphor, where, "Oh, MRIs show that play enhances your intelligence. Well, let's round these kids up, put them in pens and make them play for months at a time; they'll all be geniuses and go to Harvard." How do you prevent people from taking that sort of action on the data that you're developing?

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Important Words

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