"Long pauses can make speech difficult to understand, but short pauses can be highly beneficial. This is shown in a new doctoral thesis in linguistics from the University of Gothenburg."University of Gothenburg. (2015, September 30). Pauses can make or break a conversation. ScienceDaily. Retrieved March 18, 2016 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/09/150930110555.htmThe actual dissertation is here: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/39346
For our learners and scholars, "connecting the dots" is critical. Scholars from multiple disciplines may need to collaborate to find answers to "grand challenge" questions such as those affecting the environment or health issues.