Learn how to use the potential of your brain: strategies to boost your brain power and cognitive functions such as memory, problem-solving, and focus

How to Improve Your Attention to Detail & Why It’s Important

Attention refers to how we interpret specific information and experiences at a given moment in time. However, at any given moment, the mind can have numerous thoughts, sensations, and actions vying for its attention. Unfortunately, our ability to pay attention to detail is limited. If we allow our attention to…

5 Benefits of Slow Thinking, According to Science

In a world where everything inexorably requires us to speed up, most people’s intuition tells them that being faster is better. However, according to research, our intuition may not always be as good as we think it is. Moreover, thinking slow may have several benefits over fast thinking in a…

Key Differences between Internal and External Locus of Control

When something goes wrong in your life, do you tend to blame yourself or someone else? Psychologists call this type of ‘blaming’ or ‘attribution of success or failure’ our Internal and External Locus of Control. Sounds complicated, right? Well, it’s not, and it can affect how happy your life is.…

Mental Laziness Is More Common Than Ever: How to Overcome It?

We live in a modern society where information is available constantly. We’re able to instantly access what’s going on in faraway countries and we can immediately see how millions of other people feel about it. This is causing more and more of us to develop mental laziness. Instead of thinking…

4 Different Types of Learners: Which Are You and How to Learn Easier?

The way we learn something can have a huge impact on our ability to understand and retain the information. This is because we all have different learning styles that can vary depending on what type of thing we are learning. Often, an individual doesn’t fit into one learning category and…

How Digital Literacy Sets You Up for Success and Ways to Improve It

Understanding your way around technology improves your chances in life. Digital literacy doesn’t mean reading a book online. The only difference between reading a physical book and reading online is a page versus a screen. There’s little learning in that because anyone can do it. Digital literacy means much more…

The Feynman Technique and How to Use It to Learn and Understand Anything

Studying is stressful. It often leads to feelings of self-doubt and leaves us overwhelmed. We try our best (usually) and still sometimes we just cannot get our heads around a subject. We’re taught dozens of memory tricks and studying hacks, but nothing really sticks. Fortunately, there is a proven technique,…

5 Benefits of Handwriting Compared to Typing, According to Science

In the modern world, the prominence of smartphones, tablets, and computers means that we communicate via typing rather than the written word. The art of writing by hand is fast becoming a tradition of the past. Yet, according to science, handwriting benefits our brain in multiple ways. In this post,…