Brain Power

Learn how to use the potential of your brain: tips and strategies to boost your brain power

7 Amazing Facts about the Brain You Need to Know

By | 2017-11-21T20:28:52+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

As you already know, the human mind is a very interesting thing. Here are some amazing facts about the brain backed by studies. While you utilize your brain on a daily basis, you must remember that the human brain is not fully understood. A significant amount of research has been put into this specific subject, [...]

When You Have a Negative Gut Reaction to These 6 Things, Don’t Ignore It

By | 2017-11-06T13:23:01+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

There are times when it’s good to make rational decisions. But when you have a gut reaction to certain people and situations, you shouldn’t ignore it. A gut reaction can give us more information than we think. We sometimes react to information from the senses before our logical minds even have a chance to process [...]

5 Brain Research Misconceptions That You Probably Still Believe

By | 2017-11-05T17:23:51+00:00 November 5th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Brain research aims to study the human brain’s functions and potential. Yet, its results are often misinterpreted into popular self-help tips which don’t work. The multi-billion dollar self-help and personal development industry can be seen as a testament to our collective search for escape, meaning and transcendence in an otherwise hum-drum muggle world. High-speed internet [...]

What Are Automatic Negative Thoughts and How to Deal with Them

By | 2017-11-04T20:35:56+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

I have dealt with anxiety and panic attacks for most of my life, but it is only recently that I have realized how automatic negative thoughts nurture this anxious state of mind. Automatic negative thoughts don’t just affect those who suffer from panic and anxiety, they are typically associated with people who are depressed. It [...]

How a Good Night’s Sleep Is Crucial for Mental Health and Cognitive Performance

By | 2017-11-01T13:37:42+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Multiple studies show that good night’s sleep is essential for maintaining one’s mental health and cognitive functions in shape. It used to be that sleeping was associated with weakness or attributed to being boring. How many times have you heard the sayings, "sleep is for the weak" or "I'll sleep when I'm dead!" Sage advice? [...]

Memory Palace: a Powerful Technique Which Will Help You Develop a Super Memory

By | 2017-10-27T17:07:47+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Memory palace is a place in the memory for storing important information and is one of the best mnemonic techniques. Here is how to master it. It often seems unfair that memory gets worse as we get older – the more memories we want to store, the less we are able to do so. Memory [...]

7 Distorted Thinking Traps That Even Intelligent People Fall into

By | 2017-10-27T12:54:38+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

We may think we are rational human beings, but actually, we are often swayed by distorted thinking patterns called cognitive biases. Our brains are complicated. We may think that we are always rational and make the best decisions based on available evidence. However, our thinking processes can sometimes be led astray by cognitive bias. Our [...]

How to Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills with These 8 Strategies

By | 2017-10-24T20:30:26+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Our modern education system doesn't aim to develop one's critical thinking skills, but quite the opposite. These science-backed strategies will help you enhance yours. Critical thinking (CT) involves an objective analysis of a situation by way of collecting information from sources that are available to you and then making an evaluation of both the intangible [...]