childhood

Who Are the Star Children and How to Recognize If Your Kid or Someone You Know Is One of Them?

By | November 26th, 2016|Categories: Spirituality|Tags: , |

Star children are children that come into this world seemingly wise beyond their years. They are full of compassion for all entities in the world and may have a particular connection with animals, plants and Mother Nature. These children do all that they can to bring the energy of peace and love to the world. Here [...]

Children Receive the Intelligence Gene from Their Mother, Not Their Father, Study Finds

By | November 11th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

A study reveals that our intelligence gene is inherited from our mothers. According to researchers, the intelligence of children is determined by the intelligence of the mother. It makes absolutely no difference how intelligent or unintelligent the father is. This is because the intelligence gene lies on the X chromosome, which is present in twice the amount [...]

Unruly Children Are More Likely To Be Successful in Their Adult Life, Study Suggests

By | November 8th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

As it seems, unruly children tend to grow up into successful adults. As a parent, or parent-to-be, everyone dreams of the perfect child who does what they’re told, does well in school, and is an all-around little angel. Reality, however, is something completely different. Personally, I was every parent’s worst nightmare when I was a [...]

The Effects of Child Neglect Demonstrated in Two Shocking Brain Scans

By | November 5th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

As it seems, child neglect causes irreparable damage to the brain. To a layperson, there is one big difference between the two brains in the image above, and that is size. Without knowing who they belong to we might surmise that they are of different ages, and that accounts for the discrepancy in volume. But [...]

Religious People Tend to Have a Lower IQ, but This Is Only a Part of the Story

By | November 1st, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Could religious people have a lower IQ than others? In 2013, a meta-analysis study was published that seemed to show a negative correlation between IQ and strong religious belief, or in layman’s terms, seemed to show that the more religious you are, the lower your IQ supposedly falls. The scientists behind the study explained it [...]

This School Taught Kids Mindful Practices Instead of Giving Them Detention and Here Is What Happened

By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: Education, Education & Technology, Personal Development|Tags: , , , |

Imagine a school where kids are being taught mindful practices. Well... it exists! I wasn’t the best-behaved child in school; in fact, I was one of the first in my year to get a detention, which consisted of writing lines about remembering to do my homework. Writing lines developed into after school detentions, and the [...]

Existential Depression: the Disease of the Gifted and Talented

By | October 1st, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Why are our teens harming themselves? I may have found one reason. Existential depression - it’s a depth the likes of which you cannot imagine. This may be one culprit that plagues the gifted and talented of the human race. Existential depression has to be addressed right now! So I’m going to make an assumption [...]

The Fallacy of High Self Esteem: Why Feeling Good about Yourself Is Not Always Good for You

By | September 30th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

High self-esteem, especially in the modern culture, is not a purely good thing as you might believe. A lot of things have to change. Take a ride in a glass elevator, from ground level to rooftop in a single ride. How do you feel? If you’re like most people, you feel – no surprise here [...]

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