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Extension Publications

  • The Role of Music (C 1053-06)
  • Published 9/28/2014
  • Children who grow up listening to music develop strong music-related connections in the brain. Some of these music pathways actually affect the way we think. Listening to classical music seems to improve our spatial reasoning, at least for a short time. And learning to play an instrument may have an even longer effect on certain thinking skills. Here is some information on how music affects our brains and ideas on how to help nurture children's love of music.
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  • Protect Yourself from Ticks (C 937)
  • Published 11/7/2016
  • This publication discusses how to protect yourself and the areas around your home from ticks. It also includes information on common tick-borne diseases, such as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Lyme disease.
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Extension News

  • Turkey Cooking
  • Published 11/21/2016 by Alexis Roberts
  • Remember to remove giblets and hock lock before cooking a turkey.
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  • Wildfire Smoke
  • Published 11/17/2016 by Pam Knox
  • Smoke from Georgia's wildfires may continue to vex Athens and Atlanta for some time.
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  • Clean Hands
  • Published 10/27/2016 by Judy A. Harrison
  • Remember to wash hands thoroughly after visiting petting zoos.
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