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7 Special Talents Introverts Didn’t Know They Had

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Introvert's World, Psychology & 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 | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Psychology & 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 [...]

Enjoy the Silence: 6 Reasons to Kill the Noise, Backed by Science

By | January 20th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

I've learned to enjoy the silence. Within that moment of nothing and solitude, I discovered respite for my body, mind, and spirit. I yearn for his presence. Remember him, the one who never speaks? He is silence, and he is absent, out somewhere else slipping around corners and filling deaf ears. But it’s silence I [...]

5 Intriguing Mysteries of Time Perception Explained

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What do you think about time perception? Does time exist in its own right, or is it just in our minds? The German philosopher Immanuel Kant proposed that time might not, after all, stand outside human perception as part of the external universe, but that it could possibly be, along with space, a product of [...]

6 Early Signs of Depression Most People Ignore

By | December 28th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

There are some early signs of depression we all should have in mind. Depression is easy to recognize, right? Wrong. Despite your past experiences with depression or what you’ve read, it’s not always easy to spot those who suffer from this illness. In fact, the early signs of depression are surprising. The first thing you [...]

The Habit of Everyday Reading Can Change Your Life – Here Is How!

By | December 10th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Everyday reading can change you in amazing and unexpected ways. Don’t be fooled to think that reading is just a hobby. Picking up a book and venturing through the pages can change your life. Reading has benefits reaching beyond just gaining knowledge, but also improving your quality of life. Here are a few of the [...]

Learning to be Alone in a World of Constant Connection

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Want to be more productive, focused and creative? Learning to be alone could be the answer - but ditch the cell phone first. There is no doubt that technology can be a useful thing. However, there are drawbacks to constant connectivity, one of which is that we are never really alone anymore. A recent study has shown [...]

4 Ways That Today’s Society Is Making You Dumber

By | November 29th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I don’t want to start this piece by describing today’s society to you. You can see it for yourself. If you're young enough not to know the difference, it won’t seem strange to you. If you, like me, are old enough to have lived in a different time, today’s society will seem to you so [...]

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