Discussion Questions - Listening

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1. the think when read you you headline? What did

2. word in 'brain'? when What images hear your mind the are you

3. tired? make a Does thinking lot you

4. do a think you What lot? about

5. think ever Do you too much?

6. tired? Why does thinking make us

7. like What you do things thinking about?

8. more think What clearly? can make you

9. at Are thinking? good you

10. you do power think naps? What of

11. you Did this like reading article?

12. do hear when you of 'thinking'? the word think you What

13. what read? you think you do about What

14. Do challenging like tasks? doing you

15. you've the ever challenging most What's task done?

16. you non-stop? you feel six if for do How hours work

17. things about? do thinking dislike you What

18. is How helpful sleep?

19. should work long How breaks from be?

20. questions researchers? would ask What you like to the

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Thinking - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What images are in your mind when you hear the word 'brain'?
  3. Does thinking a lot make you tired?
  4. What do you think about a lot?
  5. Do you ever think too much?
  6. Why does thinking make us tired?
  7. What things do you like thinking about?
  8. What can make you think more clearly?
  9. Are you good at thinking?
  10. What do you think of power naps?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'thinking'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Do you like doing challenging tasks?
  5. What's the most challenging task you've ever done?
  6. How do you feel if you work for six hours non-stop?
  7. What things do you dislike thinking about?
  8. How helpful is sleep?
  9. How long should breaks from work be?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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