What Your Eye Contact Says about You in a Conversation (and How to Master It)

By | April 18th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Your eye contact says a lot of things about you in a conversation. You’re talking to someone. They keep looking over your shoulder. They’re clearly not listening to you. In fact, you suspect they’re scanning the room to see if there’s anyone more interesting to talk to. Ouch. How does this make you feel? Not [...]

How Can the Brain of 80 Years Old “Super Agers” Stay Young?

By | January 4th, 2013|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

American scientists have found that the brain of some elderly people remains in the condition of 30 years old. Scientists have found that the human brain at 80-years old is able to work the same well as at 30. The answer to the question of how to achieve this can help science treat Alzheimer’s disease. According to preliminary results of the research, an innate attention can play an important role. The discovery was made by American scientists of Northwestern University in Illinois. The researchers conducted magnetic resonance imaging of the brain in 12 people aged 80 years, whose memory performance and thinking test results were the same or even better than those of middle-aged people. Scans showed that the brain of some of the aged people was […]

Foods that increase your brain efficiency

By | July 23rd, 2012|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

According to many surveys that have been done until now, having a proper breakfast improves memory, enhances attention and tends to increase your brain efficiency. In recent years, a plethora of research states that eating omega-3 fatty acids is essential for proper functioning and development of the brain since it enhances memory and concentration and protects from heart and brain attacks. Foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids are: fish (especially sardines, salmon, mackerel, etc.), flaxseed, nuts, purslane, etc. The whole grains (bread, cereal, pasta) are necessary for the body daily since they reduce the risk of cholesterol formation and are the main “fuel” of the brain. Caffeine in small doses is tonic, it induces wakefulness in the body and helps your concentration. Caffeine is in […]

Concentration as a tool for success and ways to enhance it

By | July 10th, 2012|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

Many people experience difficulties when making important decisions, when it is necessary to focus and think seriously about something. But instead, their head is a mess, and they can’t make any decision. The reason is lack of concentration. Our attention is dynamic and constantly strives to move from one object to another, which makes people scattered. Therefore, you should learn to train your concentration skills. Concentration is a criterion for evaluating the mental activity of a person. The first sign of intelligence of a child is his ability to focus attention on something. People who are capable of focusing on an object for a long time are the owners of a strong mind. […]

Learning of foreign languages enhances the brain

By | May 2nd, 2012|Categories: Education, Human Brain, Languages, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Learning of a second foreign language is particularly beneficial not only for one’s curriculum but also for the brain, according to a new scientific research, which comes to confirm previous studies claiming that knowledge of foreign languages ​​is a beneficial form of education of the brain, which enhances concentration, attention, memory, etc. Researchers from the Northwestern University of Illinois, who published the study in the journal of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), concluded that bilingualism affects the brain and fundamentally alters the way the nervous system reacts to sounds, as shown by the laboratory experiments. […]

Exercise to improve visual attention

By | January 29th, 2012|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: |

Flow of information, expansion of human contacts, development of various forms of popular culture, the growing pace of life – these all lead to an increasing demand in knowledge needed for modern life. One of the essential conditions for successful learning is a development of attention.   Attention is one of the phenomena of orienting-investigatory activity. […]

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