DU tales: Sites in North Campus that will make you inquisitive about history

Who said history is boring? Did you know that the vice-chancellor’s office in North Campus is the place where Bhagat Singh was held captive for a day? There are many such nuggets of history hidden in the monuments in and around the North Campus of Delhi University. Though K- Nags (Kamla Nagar) and Hudson Lane will pop up as popular hang out options during conversations; use the breaks between your classes to get acquainted with the hidden gems of history on campus and feel the old stone on your skin.…

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What you already know is the key to learning new things

Imagine how much you already know. Just contemplate everything you have learned and experienced during all the years that you have been alive. Everything. Seems pretty vast, doesn’t it? Your brain is full of knowledge gathered throughout your lifetime. Storing all this knowledge is beneficial because it can be used to predict future occurrences. For example, you have seen so many chairs that you instantly recognise a new one for what it is, even when it has a slightly different appearance. This predictive power allows your brain to process everyday…

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