foreign languages

10 Rare Words That Describe Experiences Every Deep Thinking Introvert Will Instantly Relate to

By | 2017-05-08T18:16:21+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Introvert's World, Languages|Tags: , , , , , |

As a deep thinking introvert, it can be hard to understand your emotions. These rare words perfectly describe some of the ways introverts commonly feel. Sometimes it is hard to put a name to the emotions we feel. Luckily we can find rare words from the past and from other languages that can help us [...]

How Learning to Speak Spanish Can Boost Your Brain Power at Any Age

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:41+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Human Brain, Languages, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

According to science, learning to speak Spanish will help you to improve your brain function. Most people set out to learn a new language because it will enhance their career or they want to visit a foreign country. While these are the primary reasons there is one benefit that is often ignored. Learning Spanish can actually [...]

Speaking Different Languages, Multilinguals Experience a Sort of Personality Switch

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:48+00:00 July 13th, 2016|Categories: Languages, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Science reveals the surprising effect speaking different languages has on one's personality. Being multilingual is something many of us have dreamed of achieving, but only a few manage to actually succeed. Being able to adapt to different languages and pick up the words and grammar of other cultures is something that is fascinating to those [...]

10 Perfect Words for Indescribable Emotions and Feelings You Never Knew You Had

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:49+00:00 July 8th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Different cultures from around the world have described emotions and feelings you never thought about. In this article, you will learn some of them. We live in an age where science is at its peak and we are making more amazing discoveries than ever before. This is especially true of neuroscience, which in recent years [...]

How Just Trying To Speak Another Language Improves Mental Agility and Social Skills

By | 2017-01-13T21:48:00+00:00 June 18th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Languages, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

When you try to speak another language as an adult, it's a truly challenging and beneficial task for your brain, research shows. Have your travels taken you to a foreign country where you were unable to communicate with others because you didn’t know their language? Yet even the thought of quickly learning conversational phrases seemed [...]

5 Reasons Why Hobbies Improve Our Lives, and Some You Should Try

By | 2017-03-22T15:24:08+00:00 July 10th, 2015|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Think back to the time when you were young and you found yourself utterly lost in an activity. Perhaps you were drawing or coloring, immersed in an imaginary world with your toys, or lying on the floor putting together puzzle pieces, completely unaware of outside cares or distractions. Now remember how little stress you felt. [...]

Bilingual People’s Brains Work in a Different, More Effective Way

By | 2017-01-13T21:51:18+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Categories: Education, Human Brain, Languages, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Remember when schools used to mandate learning a second language? Sometimes they would go as far as bringing in the native speaking teachers to help with the process? Well, now we are starting to understand why learning a second language is so vital. Not only does it help increase the grey matter in our brain, [...]

10 Tips from a Person Who Knew 17 Languages

By | 2017-01-13T21:54:22+00:00 March 18th, 2013|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Languages|Tags: , , , , |

Kato Lomb, despite holding a chemistry degree, was one of the first simultaneous interpreters in the world and could fluently translate into eight languages, and in general knew and worked with 16. It is amazing that in her time there were no audio CDs with the voices of native speakers, Skype tutors, or language [...]

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