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  • printed books vs ebooks

Ebooks vs Printed Books: Which Are Better for Your Brain, According to Science?

By |2020-01-15T15:53:19+02:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Book enthusiasts have long defended the benefits of the printed word over ebooks. Yet, the arguments are frequently centered on the look and feel of a book. In a world where much of our lives are conducted on a screen, the arguments for the benefits of a printed book over an ebook are increasingly focusing [...]

  • Thinking Aloud benefits

5 Surprising Benefits of Thinking Aloud, Backed by Science

By |2019-12-31T18:35:47+02:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Talking to yourself out loud is typically seen as a social faux pas. Indeed, we get encouraged to stop guiding our behavior by talking out load as we get older. However, a recent study from Bangor University has found that thinking and talking out loud may actually offer a number of benefits and talking to [...]

  • how to think faster

How to Think Faster: 5 Scientific Ways to Train Your Brain

By |2019-12-30T17:21:44+02:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

We’ve all been in the situation where the snappy comeback comes when it’s too late. However, if we use some simple scientific techniques, we can soon learn how to think faster. Thinking faster can make people think you’re smarter, help you understand new information sooner, and even be the ticket to a promotion at work. [...]

  • depth perception

Why Depth Perception Is Important and How to Improve It with 4 Exercises

By |2019-12-05T15:19:16+02:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Proper eyesight is something we take for granted, but if you've been having trouble with your eyes, it may be because of depth perception. Without proper depth perception, navigating through the world each day becomes a real challenge. This goes beyond the quality of your vision, as it's crucial for survival. If you've struggled with [...]

  • benefits of boredom

6 Surprising Benefits of Boredom, Backed by Scientific Studies

By |2019-10-24T13:57:04+02:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

You may not remember the last time you were bored. Probably because many lifestyles barely give you the chance for breathing space let alone the opportunity to feel bored. However, scientific studies suggest that we may be missing out on the benefits of boredom which can facilitate greater productivity, imagination and better mental health. Let’s [...]

  • presque vu mental effect

Presque Vu: An Annoying Mental Effect You Have Probably Experienced

By |2019-09-24T15:14:22+02:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Déjà vu is a common experience, but presque vu is another mental phenomenon you may have experienced, even if you don’t know it. Déjà vu is a familiar phenomenon, which, translated literally, means ‘already seen.’ We feel as if we've been to a place before. Or, we've experienced a situation before. No one knows exactly [...]

  • visual memory exercises

How to Train Your Visual Memory with These 8 Fun Exercises

By |2019-08-14T18:08:57+02:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Are you stressed up by exams or by task lists that you have to remember quickly? Your visual memory may need a boost. An efficient visual memory will speed up tasks tremendously, and you will be relieved that you can train yours with simple exercises at home. What Is Visual Memory? Very simply, it is [...]

  • planning fallacy avoid

What Is Planning Fallacy and 4 Ways You Can Avoid It

By |2019-08-23T13:40:56+02:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

If you feel your organization skills are somewhat lacking, you may be falling victim to the planning fallacy. We are all guilty of mistaken planning, leaving us rushing to meet deadlines and finish tasks we thought we had plenty of time to finish. However, it happens to some of us more than others. If you [...]