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What Is Test Anxiety and How to Overcome It in 4 Easy Ways

By |2018-09-06T12:29:57+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

Test anxiety is about feeling like you have no control over your predicament. What are the best ways to overcome it? The world we live in is full of sources of anxiety. Most of these anxieties come and go depending on the situation that we’re in, and they, fortunately, don’t have long-term effects on our [...]

The Flynn Effect and Its Reversal in the 21st Century or Why the Humanity Is Getting Dumber

By |2018-09-05T23:55:53+00:00June 30th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

The Flynn Effect describes how IQs rose for the first part of the 20th century. With all advances in technology, our knowledge about diet and health, and the easy access we have to education, you'd think IQs would continue to rise. And they were. Up until the 21st century, at least, and this is exactly [...]

6 Wise Thoughts on Education Which Explain Why Our School System Is Failing

By |2018-09-06T12:32:58+00:00May 20th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Our school system has changed little since the 19th century. Yet, the society we live in is worlds apart from the one children were being prepared for a hundred years ago. So, why has the school system not caught up? Here are some thoughts on education that might surprise you. 1. Our education system wasn't really set up to teach [...]

8 Reasons Why Gifted Children May Struggle in Life (and How to Help Them)

By |2018-09-18T23:19:56+00:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: Education, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Having a gifted kid is a joy, however, there are certain areas in which gifted children might struggle. Read on to find out how to support your gifted child and ensure they reach their full potential. Raising gifted children is a huge responsibility. You want to make sure they reach their full potential. However, you [...]

What Is Cognitive Learning and How It Can Help You Use More of Your Brain

By |2018-09-18T23:33:54+00:00April 15th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Cognitive learning might not sound like a useful phrase. Cognition, after all, means ‘to acquire knowledge through thought, experience and the senses’. And as that is pretty much is what ‘learning’ means (what other ways are there to learn?), at first blush, it sounds like I’m just repeating myself. Fortunately, the idea of cognitive [...]

How to Develop Your Writing Skills and How This Will Benefit Your Brain and Self-Improvement

By |2018-09-18T23:38:07+00:00April 9th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Writing skills can benefit your brain and personal development to a greater extent than you might realize. Moreover, they will also help you be perceived as more responsible, capable and above all, intelligent. Self-improvement is commonly understood as the enhancement of one’s knowledge and personal qualities. Brain development, on the other hand, is the process that [...]

7 Careers in Applied Psychology for Those Fascinated by the Human Mind

By |2018-09-18T23:52:34+00:00March 7th, 2018|Categories: Education, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Applied psychology is an extremely popular choice of degree. This is because there are so many career paths available once you have attained a degree in applied psychology. It is also due to the fact that psychologists have long been respected members of the academic community. Theories involving personal and group dynamics, for example, have [...]

7 Ways Being Street Smart Is Different from Being Book Smart

By |2018-09-06T18:11:30+00:00March 6th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Personality|Tags: , , |

There are two distinctly different sides to the discussion of which kind of education is better. There are those who believe in being street smart and those that believe in being book smart. Before we look at the ways being street smart is different (and in many ways more beneficial) than being book smart, we [...]