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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 [...]

8 Obscure Emotional States You’ve Felt but Couldn’t Find a Name for

By | December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Have you ever been stuck for a word to describe some of your more complex emotional states? Which of the following 8 emotional states are you familiar with? 1.  Sublimation Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, used the term sublimation to refer to the redirection of the erotic drive (or libido) into socially acceptable creative tasks. [...]

5 Ways Geniuses Think Differently from Everyone Else

By | December 1st, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Geniuses may have more gray matter than the rest of us. However, what really makes geniuses different from the average person is not so much what they think, but the way they think. By following the thinking strategies of the greatest minds, we too could have moments of creative inspiration. In his article on how [...]

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 [...]

6 Reasons Why Intelligent People Fail to Be Happy

By | November 24th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Have you noticed that some of the most intelligent and deep thinking individuals out there fail to be happy? They may have a loving life partner, family and be successful in their job; yet, there is something that occasionally makes them feel alone, sad and discouraged. As Ernest Hemingway said, “happiness in intelligent people is [...]

5 Weird Signs You Could Be a Creative Genius, According to Science

By | November 15th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you’re not sure yet whether you’re a creative genius or not, here are some signs that could help you work it out: 1. You suffer from depression, anxiety, phobias, etc. The idea of the tortured creative genius is one we all know well. Some of the greatest minds in history have been tormented. Great [...]

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 [...]

Psychiatric Disorders Like Anxiety and Bipolar Could Be the Cost of a High IQ, Science Reveals

By | November 10th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Could high IQ be responsible for psychiatric disorders? Let's see what science has to say... It has generally been accepted that your level of IQ has some bearing on how physically healthy you are. This is because individuals that are healthy tend to practice certain lifestyles that require learning, knowledge and an understanding of how [...]

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