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What Is an Autotelic and How to Recognize If This Is You

By | 2017-09-15T13:48:17+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

Autotelic is derived from the Greek words “auto,” meaning self, and “telos,” meaning goal. It is the belief that any action has its own meaning and purpose within itself. An autotelic sees the world in a different way. Instead of being driven be external world rewards, such as money or recognition, they are much more [...]

14 Ways Creative Minds Think Differently Than Everyone Else

By | 2017-09-02T16:10:20+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Personality, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

Neuroscience has proven that people with particularly creative minds have brains that are wired differently to those of less creative types. Science cannot yet explain exactly how all these processes work, however, creativity is believed to involve several cognitive processes. It is hard to say that specific behaviors are related to creativity. However, several different [...]

4 Ways Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Brain (and How to Make Sure You Get Good Night’s Sleep)

By | 2017-08-09T21:48:13+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

We’ve all had to manage on sleep deprivation before. Sometimes you lie there for hours unable to drift off and before you know it it’s time to get up again. It’s absolutely no fun because you’re always wrecked the next day. But what does sleep deprivation do to our brains? Studies have been done that [...]

10 Strange Things You Had No Idea Were Good For Your Brain

By | 2017-06-08T17:04:33+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Strange things work wonders in your brain. You would know that activities like exercise, meditation, and reading do your mind a lot of good. But strange things may play a part in its good health as well. These oddities may take you by surprise. Why all the fuss over the brain? Human beings play more [...]

5 Subtle Symptoms of Cognitive Decline Which Indicate Your Brain Is Slowing Down

By | 2017-06-07T14:00:20+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

There are many symptoms of cognitive decline which show that your brain is actually slowing down. It can happen at any age or for any number of reasons. Determining whether your brain is functioning properly or not might be a bit confusing, but you should pay attention to certain kinds of situations. For instance, you may [...]

Which Cognitive Functions Improve with Age and Which Decline?

By | 2017-04-22T19:43:20+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

As we progress into the fall and winter of our lives some of our cognitive functions begin to sharpen and some began to decline. Do you feel your age? Most of us do not, but time catches up to us all at some point. What we could do in the spring and summer of our [...]

7 Special Talents Introverts Didn’t Know They Had

By | 2017-03-05T17:11:32+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

When we think of introverts, we don’t generally think of special talents. Special talents are usually the realm of the extrovert. If we’re going to be honest, being an introvert in an extrovert’s world has a number of crippling disadvantages. Life is spent trying to justify an explain away our inability to do things that the [...]

8 Reasons Gifted People Find It Hard To Be Happy

By | 2017-09-10T18:45:28+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Being born gifted seems like a lucky break. However, there are problems that come with these talents that can make it hard for gifted people to be truly happy. History gives us many examples of gifted people who were often unhappy. From statespersons such as Abraham Lincoln and Winston Churchill to writers such as Virginia [...]