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8 Unexpected Things That Lower IQ, According to Scientific Studies

By | 2018-05-08T15:03:27+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Many of us try to keep our minds sharp by doing puzzles and learning new things. But some of the other things we do might lower IQ. Read on to find out how you may be sabotaging your own intelligence. Research has found that the following things and habits lower IQ and ruin cognitive functions. [...]

What Are Alpha Waves and How to Train Your Brain to Achieve Them

By | 2018-03-13T21:27:52+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Alpha waves are associated with the relaxed state of the mind. You can greatly benefit from them and even train your brain to produce them. This will help you achieve maximum concentration, awareness and relaxation. Imagine for a second that you are sitting on a sandy beach, or under a tree staring far into the [...]

How to Meditate When You Find It Hard to Sit Still and Concentrate

By | 2018-02-07T21:05:58+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

Many studies have shown that meditation has mental and physical health benefits, something that spiritual gurus have known for thousands of years. But meditating can be difficult to do. Here's how to meditate if you find it hard to sit still and concentrate. Many people think that in order to meditate properly, you have to [...]

What Is Transcendental Meditation and How It Can Change Your Life

By | 2018-02-01T22:58:53+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Suddenly everybody is talking about Transcendental Meditation. Again! Just when it seemed nothing could be holding for this practice except the 60’s love and peace clichés, from a time when hippie trails opened to India and The Beatles versed up their White Album from an ashram in the Himalayas, of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi- the [...]

5 Psychological Theories That Will Change Your Life

By | 2018-01-13T15:18:08+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Psychological theories give us insight into our behavior and provide answers as to why we do the things we do. Some of those could even change your life. As human beings, we love to talk and learn about ourselves, ever striving to delve deeper into what motivates us. Sometimes, however, the answers the psychological theories [...]

What Is an Autotelic and How to Recognize If This Is You

By | 2017-09-15T13:48:17+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

Autotelic is derived from the Greek words “auto,” meaning self, and “telos,” meaning goal. It is the belief that any action has its own meaning and purpose within itself. An autotelic sees the world in a different way. Instead of being driven be external world rewards, such as money or recognition, they are much more [...]

14 Ways Creative Minds Think Differently Than Everyone Else

By | 2017-09-02T16:10:20+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Personality, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

Neuroscience has proven that people with particularly creative minds have brains that are wired differently to those of less creative types. Science cannot yet explain exactly how all these processes work, however, creativity is believed to involve several cognitive processes. It is hard to say that specific behaviors are related to creativity. However, several different [...]

4 Ways Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Brain (and How to Make Sure You Get Good Night’s Sleep)

By | 2017-08-09T21:48:13+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

We’ve all had to manage on sleep deprivation before. Sometimes you lie there for hours unable to drift off and before you know it it’s time to get up again. It’s absolutely no fun because you’re always wrecked the next day. But what does sleep deprivation do to our brains? Studies have been done that [...]